Originally written on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 10/26/11
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  There's little doubt that the Miami Dolphins are not only one of the NFL's worst teams, but also quite possibly the most dysfunctional. Their 18-15 overtime loss to the Denver Broncos last Sunday saw a tribute to the 2008 national champion Florida Gators (which, of course, included Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow), a visit by Urban Meyer to the sidelines as Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano is on Dead Man Walking watch from a job perspective, and several late comeback plays by the aforementioned Mr. Tebow that allowed the Broncos to come back from a 15-7 deficit late in the fourth quarter to ice the game. We've written about the Xs-and-Os of the Dolphins' loss and the odd defensive calls that defined it, but what hasn't been discussed as much is how this season is wearing on the players. When fans show up in the colors of the opposing team and root the opposing team's quarterback on, that's bad enough. But at least one Dolphins player has come out swinging against something far more ...
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