Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Dan Pompei of Chicago Tribune:
DAN POMPEI (Chicago Tribune)
NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Miami Dolphins by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
MIAMI DOLPHINS (19)
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots have picked a bad time for some mediocre performances.
MIAMI (AP) Consecutive December victories give the Miami Dolphins reason to hope they'll be playing for higher stakes at this time next year.