Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/27/12
It was 2008 and the Miami Dolphins found themselves 0-2 following an ugly 31-10 loss in Arizona. Rookie head coach Tony Sparano was winless and a looming matchup at New England didn’t make things any better.Visions of going 1-15 once again were already growing across South Florida. However, a 38-13 trouncing of the Patriots marked the beginning of an amazing turnaround as the Dolphins went 11-5 and made the postseason.Here in 2012, the Dolphins are set to face the Cardinals once more and the circumstances appear similar. Arizona is playing solid football while the Dolphins are under .500 at 1-2. Is another blowout victory in store for the Cardinals or can the Dolphins gain revenge? There’s no sure sign (yet) that Miami can resurrect that magical 2008 season.In fact, it’s almost certain.There’s no doubt that Joe Philbin is the right man to turn this team around. But after three weeks of the regular season, it’s clear the offense is nowhere near his preference.“We’re still working thr...
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