Karma Comes Full Circle For Our Miami Dolphins
I want you to take a trip down memory lane. Flash back a few years ago, Pittsburgh Steelers versus our Miami Dolphins.
The date was Oct 24th 2010. The Miami Dolphins were at home against the surging Steelers. This game had playoff implications on the line as the winner tries to solidify itself within their respect division. The game was a nail bitter to say the least as the Dolphins forced a few first quarter turnovers, but failed to capitalize on touchdowns however they were able to produce two Field Goals. Which caused our Head Coach at that time Tony Sparano to roam the sidelines with his emphatic fist pumping.
Going into halftime the Steelers were up 17-16. The third quarter was a little bit of a yawn fest, then the fourth quarter turned out to be an epic adventure. Our Dolphins were trailing 20-19 with less than 8 minutes left, Henne connects with “Forget About it” Anthony Fasano for 15 yards, thereby setting up a Field Goal opportunity which gave us the lead causing another vigorous fist pump by Tony S.
However, the Steelers next possession Big Ben leads his Steelers down the field and into the red zone. Our defence held the Steelers to a third and goal and this is when the adventure starts. Big Ben could not find anyone open so he tries a QB sneak into the endzone. As Ben is dancing at the line of scrimmage he make a gasping dive into the end zone only to find our Free Safety; Chris Clemons, matching his dive with a vicious hit jarring the football lose in the end zone. The Refs called it a touchdown at first, however, after a review, the refs decided that the Clemons hit Big Ben before he crossed the end zone thereby causing a fumble, however since there was no clear indication that the Dolphins recovered the ball, the Steelers would get the ball back at the one yard line and it would be fourth and goal.
The Steelers would then kick a field goal and go up 23-22 and win the game. Increasing their record to 5-1 and leaving the Dolphins at 3-3.
This game was chaotic in so many ways. The Refs stated that there was no clear indication that the Dolphins recovered the ball, but the replays clearly show our DE Alama-Francis holding up the ball. How much more evidence do you need?
The Dolphins robbed of the victory and the Steelers get away with a W that they honestly did not deserve.
Now, flash forward to last Sunday afternoon…and you can recall the epic mistake made by Antonio Brown by running out of bounds where there was still a lot of room left on the sidelines. Brown could have easily corrected his path and made the game defying play that would have broken the hearts of many Dolphins fans let alone our playoff chances, but, Karma decides to come full circle. Magically and mysteriously Brown decided to veer off course, placing his foot on the outside marker thereby nullifying the touchdown and ensuring the Dolphins victory.
Karma…it’s a b$%^&*()_