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Dolfan Satisfaction Meter: 43.8%

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DOLFAN SATISFACTION METER: G3: Results are certified in the latest Dolfan Satisfaction Meter, and they show 43.8 percent overall satisfaction in the wake of Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to the visiting New York Jets putting Miami's 1aa1dsmseason record at 1-2. That actually ia a fairly high rating following a loss, indicative perhaps of fans understanding that Miami "should" have won if not for a missed 48-yard field. The DSM, in its fifth season, is continuous weekly gauge of how fans are feeling about the Dolphins and their direction. Right after each game I invite you to share your overall degree of satisfaction. Criteria for voting is your own, but I suggest fans consider the most recent game's performance and caliber of opponent, the season as a whole, the direction the club is heading and your overall degree of optimism -- all in the context of reasonable expectations. Polls never close (you can still vote), but results are certified official the morning after one full day of voting. In this case that was around 9 a.m. today/Tuesday.

2012 Dolfan Satisfaction Meter

G1: 17.2% (4.4-v, 12.8-s) following 30-10 loss at Houston.

G2: 90.6% (47.1-v, 43.5-s) following 35-13 victory vs. Oakland.

G3: 43.8% (7.2-v, 36.6-s) following 23-20 loss (OT) vs. N.Y. Jets.

Next poll: Sept. 30 following game at Arizona. 

Previous final season results for overall satisfaction:

2011: 34.9%

2010: 3.8%

2009: 31.2%

2008: 96.9%

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