Three Things to consider after the
Thing 1: This could have made it 50 games since the last time the Dolphins wiped out a fourth quarter deficit of at least seven points to win.
It hadn't happened since Dec. 18, 2005 in a 24-20 win over the Jets.
How long ago was that? Well, it was Nick Saban's first year coaching the Dolphins.
Sunday, in a 24-21 comeback win over the Seahawks, the Dolphins ended that streak at 49 games.
Trailing 14-7 at the start of the final quarter and again 21-14 midway through,
It was a moment long overdue for a franchise that grew spoiled by
And for Tannehill, this could springboard him down the stretch of his rookie season.
Last time an opponent returned a kickoff for a TD against the Dolphins: The Raiders'
Thing 3: Somehow fitting that
Marino's rookie year in 1983 ended with that home playoff loss to the Seahawks after he came back from a knee injury of his own.
How could I forget that one? That was the night someone threw a bowling ball through my dad's car window -- we parked near a dumpster behind a grocery store -- and stole my Dolphins jacket.