The Miami Dolphins spent a lot of time and money this offseason re-working the club into a team that should be making a Playoff push when December rolls around. A completely rebuilt wide receiver corps, a move to the team's own young developing players, and, of course, the signing of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, and there really should not be any excuses this year. That is exactly why NFL.com's Conor Orr lists Miami as the team with the most to lose by flopping in 2015.
"The team's executive vice president of football operations, Mike Tannenbaum, has seen what a disastrous quarterback contract can do to a franchise and he's hoping that the start of the true Ryan Tannehill Era puts fans at ease," Orr writes. "But it's more than just Tannehill. The team just broke the bank on a 28-year-old defensive tackle who has the potential to change their defense. Behind J.J. Watt, Ndamukong Suh is arguably the second-best down lineman in all of football, but is he an asset the Dolphins are ready to truly utilize? In so many ways, Suh seems like a player a team would acquire to go that extra inch toward a Super Bowl. Now, it's playoffs or bust in Miami. With a new executive and new expectations, it won't be an easy season for head coach Joe Philbin."
The Dolphins do appear to be all-in this year, with a Playoff or Bust movement. If they do not make it to the postseason for the first time since the 2008 season, Philbin and the rest of the coaching staff could be on their way out of South Florida and there will be a lot of questions about the moves the Dolphins made this offseason.