Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 9/23/12
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Miami Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter missed two “make-able” field goals in a 23-20 overtime loss to the New York Jets and after listening to his post-game remarks you might want to take any sharp items away from him.

Understanding the importance of the loss for the Dolphins, Carpenter was apologetic and depressed after the game.

“I let the team down. First of all there shouldn’t have been an overtime. We should never have even been there,” Carpenter said. “I just didn’t come through. It’s something you don’t want to do through, but you know there is nothing I can do about it now.”

The Jets win brings them to 2-1 on the season and a potential first place tie in the AFC East, while the Dolphins quickly sink to the bottom.… Read more

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