The curtain closes on the 2011 season with the last of three straight AFC East opponents visiting Sun Life Stadium on Sunday. The New York Jets (8-7) come to South Florida looking to keep their playoff hopes alive, while the Miami Dolphins (5-10) hope to send the Jets back to New York disappointed. New York was riding high a few weeks ago and looked like a team that couldn’t miss a play-off berth, but back to back losses to the Philadelphia Eagles (45-19) and the cross-town rival New York Giants (29-14) have left the Jets on the outside looking in!
It seems like we’ve been in this situation before, playing well enough to win football games, but falling just short late in the fourth quarter! The Miami Dolphins haven’t put together an effort for 60 minutes and that is what’s holding them back from winning a football game. The facts are that the Dolphins are 0-7, and need to keep giving the effort that they displayed inside of MetLife Stadium on Sunday to get there first win of the season.
Tight End Anthony Fasano knows how close the offense was to closing out the game Sunday at Met Life Stadium. Fasano and the offensive line was a major reason why running back Reggie Bush enjoyed a 100 yard performance against the New York Giants. He spoke to the media on Monday about the one topic that has plagued this offensive unit and team throughout the season: