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Dolphins' Mike Pouncey apologizes to fans

It's understandable the Miami Dolphins are struggling to get over the last two weeks. Losing back-to-back overtime games (to the New York Jets in Week 3, and the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4) is rough.

Center Mike Pouncey has even taken the unusual step of issuing a public apology on Tuesday:

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"It's tough to let go of a game like that," Pouncey said in a statement via the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. "We got to figure ways to make those plays at the end of football games. If you look at film and watch this team we should be 3-1 right now, but that's the NFL. Very frustrating. Say sorry to the fans, it's all on us, those games we should've won. We got to finish these football games and we'll turn it around and be a winning football team down here.

"We don't look at ourselves as a 1-3 football team; we look at ourselves as a 3-1 football team, which we should be today. You can't take it back; it's the NFL, it happens, but we got 12 more games and we will turn it around."

The Dolphins have nothing to apologize for. They have been one of the most surprising teams in the league despite their record. FootballOutsiders' numbers rank Miami as the No. 12 team in the league this year. That sounds about right; they have played at an above-average level.

Most importantly, the team finally looks like it found a franchise quarterback. That's what the 2012 season should be all about.

After a rough month of Hard Knocks, there's a lot to be excited about in Miami. The wins should come.

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