As training camp rolls on, the sides have aligned neatly on these Dolphins and they essentially can be separated into two categories – the doubters and the cautiously optimistic believers.
For some, especially the betting public and analytics types, it’s almost as if last season’s 10-6 record and playoff berth didn’t happen.
“A lot of people thought 10-6 was smoke and mirrors,” Dolphins safety Michael Thomas said. “They didn’t understand how we did it. I think we’re going to be better this year.”
But other prominent evaluators, including the organization’s most vocal TV critic last October (ESPN’s Louis Riddick), now have become believers.
The disparity is pretty striking. Among the non-believers:
• Pro Football…
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