Dolphins Can Be Proud


The Dolphins did not beat the Pittsburgh Steelers today.  But clearly, they did not lose to them either; they lost to the NFL Officials.  The Steelers?  They ain’t so tough.  They ain’t so great.  Dolphins can play and beat any team in the league right now and are only improving in the meantime.

Miami kept it close and answered again and again, unceasingly.  Be proud as a Dolphins fan – this team is only getting better while the Steelers are getting worried and barely came away with a W in this game.  The Dolphins fought through the entire game and came away looking like Rocky!

My brief note here will not be a game review but just a note: the Dolphins have played tough in every game so far and the only “blowout” was against the Patriots due to Special Teams mis-coaching.   This is clearly a Dolphins team on the rise and making the playoffs can definitely happen.

Clearly a Fumble Recovery
I watched the game while surrounded by Steelers fans.  And they were very quiet after the Rothlisberger fumble in the 4th quarter.  And even after the “win” these fans were not jumping for joy.  Why?  They know.  They know that the Dolphins in fact, beat them and out-played the Steelers.  This was supposed to be a roll-over for Pittsburgh and every commentator save 2 had them favored – overwhelmingly so.  And clearly, the Dolphins are a better team than many have credited.

Will the Dolphins Step Up to the Next Level?
That is the big question.  They looked impressive here, even in defeat.  It is a personal decision for every member of the team to make: will the Dolphins step up to become a Champion?

-Bert Smith

Tags: Officials Proud Steelers

  • carl davis

    As a fan of the game and a Patriot’s fan in particular I have to protest the “non-call” that went against the Miami Dolphin football today. They were robbed of a victory pure and simple andthey should file a protest with the league so hopefully something like this can never happen again.
    A cal one way has to be made. Either one team or the other came up and had possession of the ball. Anyone watching the game and with an objective mind knows exactly which team caem up with the ball. The Miami Dolphins!

  • http://sidelionreport.com/ Zac Snyder

    Not the worst game-deciding call of the year…

  • Bob

    Every body in America saw the ball belonged to Miami but
    Pittsburg had their usual 12th man on the field (THE REFERE)!!!!!!

  • Aguila Valdez Angel

    I just can say: GOD IS STEELERS FAN!

  • westcoaststeelerfan

    Dolphins fans and players should be proud of their efforts today. Dolphins beat writers this is what you get for being so arrogant all week with calling a defensive player of the year a clown. Steelers lost 2 pro bowlers on defense and a starting tackle and still beat you. If you so called beat writers in this site weren’t so arrogant you may have caught that break today on the fumble. Tone it down and you’ll win some games the Steeler way.

    • Lawrence

      Steelers didn’t beat the Dolphins, the Referee’s won the game for the Steelers. It should have been 20-22, Miami’s ball on the 20. Run 4 plays (Steelers use their timeouts) and it would have been up to the Steelers tired Defense to stop Miami from getting a 1st down. If they did, they get the ball back in their end of the field.

  • Daniel S.

    You make a really good point to only be 1 point shy of the win against a team that was suppose to walk all over the Dolphins. We put up more points and rushing then any other team has done all season that says a lot. It’s clear that the player’s talent is there, the big question is the coaches on the same level?

    As far as the ref’s call you have to take the good with the bad I guess it was out turn for the bad.