Another week for the Miami Dolphins, another close loss that should have been a win. This time, it came at the hands of the Carolina Panthers, who, until yesterday, had never beaten the Dolphins. What started out as a dominating performance for Miami turned into another lackluster second half, with the Dolphins shut out after leading 16-6 at halftime.
Everything seemed to be going Miami's way in those first 30-minutes, with long passes to
Yet, the Dolphins were still within a single score, and nearly pulled off the comeback win with a heave to the endzone that bounced off Mike Wallace's hands. Whichever way you come down on the "Tannehill should have thrown it farther versus Wallace should have caught a ball that hit him in the hands" debate, in the end, the ball was still lying on the ground, and the Dolphins had no points.
Carolina moved to 8-3 with the win, while Miami fell to 5-6.