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Dolphins' slim hopes on verge of KO

The Miami Dolphins aren't doing themselves many favors so far against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Dolphins must win to keep their faint postseason prayers alive, but are losing 17-10 at home, and quarterback Chad Henne is on the sideline.

The Dolphins haven't led at halftime since Week 14 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. That also was the last time the Dolphins have won a game, and their only time above .500 all year.

Miami's season held promise then. Not anymore.

The Dolphins surrendered two touchdowns in the first quarter, making three straight games they've not taken care of business and wound up in an early hole.

Henne completed 16 of 20 passes for 140 yards and a touchdown with one interception. But he suffered an eye injury somewhere along the way and was relieved by rookie Pat White at the start of the second half.

Ricky Williams had just five carries for 21 yards in the first half.