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The Dolphins will need to find much more of the end zone next year if they are going to make the playoffs.
The most simple stat in football, yet the most important.
You can't win if you don't score, and unfortunately for the Dolphins, they didn't do nearly enough of it last season.
Miami finished 26th in the league in scoring, averaging just 19.8 points per game.
The Dolphins reached the 25-point mark in a game on just two occasions all season. In comparison, 11 different teams in the league averaged at least 25 points per game in 2013.
In the final two games, playing against the 19th- and 20th-ranked scoring defenses in the league with a playoff spot on the line, Miami scored a total of seven points.
The offense was predictable, conservative and was far too easy to stop.
However, the good news is that the Dolphins have already fixed the biggest problem with the offense by replacing Mike Sherman with Bill Lazor at offensive coordinator.
Lazor should open up the offensive playbook quite a bit and do a much better job of maximizing the offensive talent Miami has. Upgrading the offensive line will be a major bonus too, as will adding a running back to replace Daniel Thomas.
As usual, however, it will come down to Ryan Tannehill to put it all together.
If Tannehill can become the player that most Dolphins fans believe he can be, then the Dolphins could have a very explosive and dangerous offense next season.
If he can't, then it's safe to say that the Dolphins won't be putting up many points or winning many games.