Miami has a Legitimate Chance of Going 0-16 This Year

There are no ways to sugar coat it, even Dolphins fan understand, this team is really bad.

Even a quarter of the way into the season, the 0-16 2008 Lions had reasons to believe they wouldn’t go completely winless that year. The same thing goes for the 2017 Browns, who lost three of their first five games by three points It ended up happening anyway.

In both of the above cases, things started to fall apart about one-third of the way through the season, with losses becoming more lopsided and the personnel changes coming quickly. The Dolphins are a special case this year as they’ve been outscored 102-10 in their first two games. Baltimore and New England, the two teams Miami has played against thus far, are solid teams, but the Dolphins still shouldn’t be giving up an average of 51 points per game. That number is going to come down, but they have a chance to surpass the record for most points allowed in a season – 533 – with their atrocious defense.

In what can be seen as a glimmer of hope for the Dolphins, they do have three games against the Giants and Jets later in the season. Though it’s hard to say if we are going to have a battle of winless teams for the first time in history after Week 11, the Giants/Dolphins game could be the equivalent of the Super Bowl to avoid a goose egg in the win column.