History suggests starting 0-2 is very bad for your playoff hopes. New England is hoping to avoid that fate. What about the Chargers, Chiefs and Bears? Meanwhile, Buffalo and Houston are poised to improve to 2-0.
It is perhaps appropriate that the Dolphins selected Dallas Thomas with the No. 77 overall pick, considering this is the jersey number Jake Long wore for Miami. Expect the versatile and battle-tested lineman to emerge as a quality starter in Miami ... and soon.