Eagles are only conference finalist that Miami doesn’t play next year

So the Miami Dolphins are trying to bounce back from a 6-10 clunker of a season and this is what happens?

Three of the four teams in the NFL’s conference championship round are on Miami’s

Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Cam Robinson on the sideline duting an divisional round game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 14, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

2018 schedule. There’s a trip to Minnesota, a home game with Jacksonville and the usual AFC East home-and-away with New England

The only one left out is Philadelphia, the No. 1 seed in the NFC.

There’s no guarantee, then, that the Dolphins will have to play the defending Super Bowl champion next season but, really, has anything else been going their way lately?

The last Dolphins coach to beat a defending Super Bowl champion other than New England was Jimmy Johnson, who knocked off Denver in the 1999 season opener.

 

[Looking like one of those weird years in NFL playoffs]

[Mullen, Gators need to join parade of true freshman QBs]

                   [$10 million sure didn’t buy much with Jay Cutler]