DAVIE, Fla. Miami Dolphins coordinator Kevin Coyle really wasn't in the mood to talk Sunday night.
The Dolphins had just lost 23-20 at Indianapolis, where Coyle's defensive unit had been exploited big-time by Andrew Luck and the Colts.
Nevertheless, Coyle was on the phone with his wife.
"She said, You know, you guys have lost three games by three points each.' I hadn't really thought of that, that hadn't even crossed my mind," Coyle said.
"When she said that, it kind of dawned on me that yeah, we're making progress but we're not where we want to be. We can be better, and I think the players know that and we're not going to accept anything less."
The first year of a new coaching staff undoubtedly had been expected to bring its share of growing pains. In fact, not many people thought Miami would be a respectable 4-4 through Week 9.
But while Sunday's final score was close, other statistics were not. The most embarrassing numbers for Miami were the Colts' 516 total yards, 27 fir...