DAVIE, Fla. Theres a guy wearing green who Wednesday actually put the Dolphins and playoffs in the same sentence.
No, not the Dolphins shade of green, the Jets one. The surprising declaration came from New York quarterback Mark Sanchez.
If he plays well, that team can make it to the playoffs, Sanchez said about Miami rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
So now we have yet another reason why theres suddenly a big-game feel surrounding Miamis game Sunday at Sun Life Stadium against the Jets. Might other people actually be talking playoffs if the Dolphins can register a win to get to 2-1?
Keep in mind this is a Miami outfit that has had losing records in three straight seasons and five of the past six. Its a team that looked dreadful during a 0-4 preseason and got humbled 30-10 in the regular-season opener at Houston.
But then the Dolphins rose up last Sunday at home against Oakland, outscoring the Raiders 28-3 in the second half in a resounding 35-13 win. Yes, the Raiders had play...