Greg Cote

October 8, 2013 12:01 AM

Greg Cote: Fins’ flaw was evident from the start

What gives football its gravitas, its Sundays-as-Armageddon feel, is that every result can seem to change everything. It isn’t so in baseball with its endless 162 games or in basketball and hockey with its drone of 82. But in football, as we are seeing now with Dolphins fans, two consecutive losses can take what was giddy optimism — ebullience! — and wrench it into something closer to anger or panic.

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote


Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
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