In a season full of losses, something finally went right

Go ahead and exhale, south Florida. Your Dolphins will not go down as the worst team ever, writes Elizabeth Merrill.

Originally Published: December 16, 2007
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Their choked-up owner looked for a handkerchief. Their hero searched for oxygen in a mosh pit of flying beer and helmets. But Cleo Lemon surveyed a 50-yard patch of green grass, his eyes searching for one thing. A yellow flag.

In a season with so many bad breaks and losses that stretch from summer to mid-December, that's what you come to expect, especially if you're the quarterback of an 0-13 team. One good thing, inevitably, must be followed by something bad.

But ...

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