Well, it's that time of year again.
Now that the Miami Dolphins have been officially eliminated from playoff contention and discussion has shifted toward next season, we are officially in "offseason mode."
Here in Miami, it seems as though we're perpetually in offseason mode—constantly speculating who will replace our futile head coach or which quarterback will finally emerge as the savior.
But with every offseason comes the possibility that management will finally make all of the right moves. Perhaps the Dolphins will finally find the next Don Shula and Dan Marino this offseason, and perhaps they will patch up the remaining holes on the roster, leaving the team primed for a Super Bowl run.
If the 'Fins address the following seven needs, a turnaround season could be in store for 2012.