The preseason is underway, so the time is ripe for premature predictions about the regular season.
New head coach Joe Philbin is preparing for his first season at the helm of the Dolphins, installing a new philosophy and pruning the roster to his liking. The team will look different on the field, with a few new faces and a more high-tempo offense.
The major question mark for the Dolphins' squad is the quarterback, and it may be a few weeks yet before either David Garrard, Matt Moore or Ryan Tannehill is named as the Week 1 starter.
The coaches will choose the player who gives the team the best chance to win, with all choices being reasonably equal with the possible exception of Tannehill, the rookie. My point is that I based my assumptions on what I know about Miami's offensive scheme, and not which QB they select. There wouldn't be a difference between them in terms of my predictions.
Without further ado, here are my game-by-game prediction for the Miami Dolphins' 2012 season: