AFC (B)EAST: What the Miami Dolphins Need to Do to Be Successful Next Year

January 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Having the ability to finish 7-9 after losing three top players on your team is not just good, it's spectacular. But don't get me wrong. I was one of the many Dolphins fans screaming in anguish after dropping the final three games of the year. 
But how do you balance the amazing comeback with the apparent need to improve?
You could look at the Miami Dolphins team in many different ways. The only statistical category that we were not ranked 18 or lower in was our offensive rushing attack; we placed fourth. But in pass offense, pass defense, and run defense we placed 20th, 24th, and 18th respectively. 
Let's start with our passing attack. I believe we found our quarterback, so we can only blame our wide receiving core. Our top receiver, Davone Bess, was ranked 45th in the NFL in receiving yards. Our savior also placed 22nd in receptions. 
Many people have been claiming that drafting a receiver is the way to go. But with the Dolphins picking Ted Ginn with the ei...

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