Going into this season, these Dolphins were very much an unknown. They were led by a first-year head coach, were starting a rookie quarterback and had huge question marks all over the roster.
Nevertheless, back in August I attempted to predict the outcome of each game on the Dolphins' 2012 schedule. At the time, David Garrard was expected to start at quarterback, Chad Ochocinco was the No.1 receiver and Vontae Davis was still a member of the team.
I was, of course, wrong about a lot of predictions, but I had Miami at 5-2 through seven games, not too far off from what has really happened. I had them finishing 9-7 and not making the playoffs.
So, after watching this team for nearly half of a season, recalibrating expectations and thinking it over, I offer my updated game-by-game predictions for the nine remaining games.