The Miami Dolphins opened up the 2013 NFL preseason by dropping what was a slopfest to the Dallas Cowboys 24-20 Sunday night.
As part of the Hall of Fame Game, the Fins were poised to reveal their new-look uniforms, and a new-look team, bringing irrational, over-the-top enthusiasm for the fans, as they are wont to do this time of year.
But, Dolphins are gonna Dolphins, as their very first offensive play resulted in a lost fumble. They turned the ball over twice in the first half, resulting in two touchdowns for the Cowboys. They didn't create any turnovers. And the offense looked as stagnant as ever.
So, fans took to Twitter to voice their thoughts.
Here are our favorites:
Jeff Ireland is unimpressed with the HOF, as he is often surrounded by busts.— Jerk Jerkson (@JerkJerkson) August 5, 2013
That is the most Dolphins play ever. Force fumble, miss 8 chances to recover and give up 10yards— Marc Kohn (@KohneysKorner) August 5, 2013
at least we still have Fields. that fucker can punt the shit out of the ball.— fitz (@FlTZY) August 5, 2013
New uniform. Check. New WR. Check. Same ol dolphin fan angst. Check. #FIRELAND— Vernoooo (@F_the_Jets) August 5, 2013
The Dolphins are doing everything they can to justify NBC's decision not to have them on Sunday Night Football this year.— Adam Beasley (@AdamHBeasley) August 5, 2013
Dolphins season starts so Dolphin-y— Chris Kouffman (@ckparrot) August 5, 2013
Dolphins offense already in midseason form.— Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) August 5, 2013
Can dolphins drown? #DROWNEYFORCLOWNEY— FAPPIN TO 7-9 SEASON (@FinsFap) August 5, 2013
i shoulda watched shark week instead of the fins game— Ernie! (@ErnieCRK13) August 5, 2013
Hey @MiamiDolphins can we place Jeff Ireland on waivers tomorrow? Asking for my liver...— Thomas (@nashmax73) August 5, 2013
Dexter was worse than the Dolphins game tonight.— Rizzmiggizz (@RizzWrites) August 5, 2013
Somebody should force Parcells to watch this— Eric Lauzin (@Lauzin) August 5, 2013
Dolphins fans, NBA TV is showing a Heat-Bulls game at 11. Which game? No idea. But my guess is Miami won and it will make u feel better.— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) August 5, 2013