The Miami Dolphins simply cannot suffer through one more year of mediocrity. Another year of poor play but not-bad-enough-to-get-a-good-draft-pick play will send the organization into turmoil.
Matt Moore, unfortunately, is not a franchise quarterback. He had a fairly impressive year, and could probably help train a rookie, but he is not going to be the face to the Dolphins, ever.
With an improbable and frankly aggravating win over the Jets in week 17, the Dolphins blew any chance at drafting Robert Griffin III, the Baylor phenom, and are staring at another second-round QB, if that's how the ever-brilliant Stephen Ross wants to play.
The offensive line was plagued by a Jake Long injury and horribly inconsistent play from Vernon Carey and Marc Colombo.
The secondary was hardly satisfactory, with Vontae Davis showing both glimpses of brilliancy and glimpses of inadequacy. Sean Smith was inconsistent, and Reshad Davis was very consistent. Consistently poor.
Miami has three or four major holes to fill, and if they're not taken care of, the Dolphins organization—and its yet-to-be-named new head coach—are in serious trouble.