Originally posted on NBC Miami  |  Last updated 12/20/11
 "We must be the best team to start 0-7 (in NFL history)." So said Miami Dolphins LB Kevin Burnett in the locker room following the team's 30-23 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. The win was Miami's fifth in seven games after the team lost its first seven to start the season.   The Dolphins have looked like a totally different team during that stretch, but Dolfans may be excused if they do not share Burnett's enthusiasm. Miami's improved play could have as much to do with it's soft second-half schedule than its inherent talent.   Miami's first seven opponents, all of whom beat the Dolphins, sport a combined .561 winning percentage. Their next seven opponents have not fared as well, with a .440 winning percentage (The 5-9 Bills were only counted once, though the Dolphins have beaten them twice).   Beating the teams you're supposed to beat (and losing to the teams that are supposed to beat you) does not make you the "best team to start 0-7." It just makes you a medioc...
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