MIAMI GARDENS — Dolphins defensive end Randy Starks expects this to go on for a while.
His teammates will have comedy material on him for the entire offseason. He picked off two passes in Sunday’s win against the New York Jets, but what happened on the second will be most remembered. Starks was heading for an apparent touchdown when he tripped.
Think Ryan Braun rounding third on an inside-the-park homer. Braun’s teammates the next day put chalk outline on the diamond. Wonder what Starks’ peers have in store for him.
“They still give me a hard time,” Starks said. “You guys (the media) give me a hard time.”
Even the normally quiet Todd Bowles took a playful jab at Starks.
“Randy got two picks,” Bowles said. “He might be at left corner(back) next year … if he could drop about 10 pounds and finish the play.”
Before Sunday, Starks had just one career interception. He doubled that total in one afternoon. Now, he just needs to work on his ball-carrying skills.
“He was looking side-to-sid