Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/5/12
Offense The Dolphins are frequently considered one of the worst teams in the league, but they had a solid season last year. They finished 6-10, which isn’t great, but they had a Pythagorean Expectation of 8.5 wins, which ranked 14th in the NFL and a DVOA that ranked 18th. They went 6-6 once they switched quarterbacks to Matt Moore, outscoring opponents 260 to 209, which translates to 347 points for and 279 points against for 16 games, which translates to a Pythagorean Expectation of 10.0 wins. They also finished 6-3 in their last 9 games. Of course, they did this with an easy schedule that had them play a playoff team just 4 times, all of which they lost (though two were before Matt Moore), but this year’s schedule has them play just 6 teams I think will make the playoffs as their non-divisional games are against the AFC South and NFC West, two of the league’s easier divisions, as well as Cincinnati and Oakland. They had the league’s 20th ranked scoring offense last year, scoring 20...
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