MIAMI -- The Dolphins and Jets have staged some games that grab you by the throat. The Jets once scored 23 points in the fourth quarter and won in overtime. The Dolphins'
There has been heart-breaking moments:
There even have been career-ending moments, like when Dolphins center
Monday night's game, which Miami won 31-27 (
As Baltimore's defensive coordinator,
The Dolphins ran 16 plays for 110 yards (6.9-yard average). And that's not counting
The Dolphins officially don't tally White as a Wildcat quarterback since they didn't use an unbalanced line with him. Whatever, the thing worked, as here's how Ryan began his postgame comments:
"First off, it was a complete embarrassment by our defense and by me,'' he said. "Obviously, we need to prepare better. I didn't have the defense prepared the way they should have been, and I take full responsibility for that ... I've never been involved in a game like that in my life."
In all, Edwards caught five passes for 64 yards and showed the kind of talent that flashed on and mostly off in Cleveland. He made the kind of New York entrance that stars make. Now the question becomes: Is this who he is?
"We will be a dangerous offense,'' Edwards said.
If Monday is the future, Henne looks like he might be the answer. He directed fourth-quarter touchdown drives of 64, 84 and 70 yards. He brought the long ball back to the offense, completing a 53-yard touchdown pass to
"We made the quarterback look like Dan Marino,'' Ryan said.
Easy, Dolphins fans. Take it easy.