Originally posted on sun-sentinel.com  |  Last updated 10/30/11
As far as losses go, Sunday’s 20-17 fourth-quarter collapse to the New York Giants might be the performance the Miami Dolphins can be proudest of this season. At this point the winless Dolphins (0-7) must be searching for reasons not to hang their head, and Sunday’s performance might just provide one. The Dolphins had the lead for three-plus quarters against a very good team, one which might be right there in the NFC hunt. Reggie Bush produced his second ever 100-plus rushing performance, and averaged 6.9 yards per carry.  The Dolphins were 2-for-2 in the red zone, scoring touchdowns instead of kicking field goals. The team opened the game converting 5-of-7 third downs. in the first half. The defense held the Giants to 58 rushing yards, suffocating New York’s forceful, but struggling rushing attack. These are all signs of improvement, signs of progress. And for most of Sunday afternoon it prompt the fickle New York crowd to boo the Giants, and put a scare into Tom Coughlin’s team th...
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