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Week 9 temperature check: Dolphins fans

10/31/2013

It’s our favorite time of the week again. Let’s check the game-day temperature of Miami Dolphins fans entering Thursday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Are Dolphins fans super confident? There is not much to feel good about after a four-game losing streak. But Miami (3-4) does match up well against the Bengals (6-2). The Dolphins beat the Bengals last year in Cincinnati.

What about being cautiously optimistic? Miami showed it can still be a good team in the first half of its Week 8 loss to the New England Patriots. The Dolphins jumped out to a 17-3 lead at halftime. Will that team show up against the Bengals, who have won four straight games?

Or are you really nervous? Miami did allow 24 unanswered points in the second half against New England. The Dolphins have virtually no momentum going into this game and confidence could be an issue. Could it also be a disaster?

Using our SportsNation poll, vote on how you’re feeling about Miami leading into Thursday’s game. You can also share your thoughts in the comment section below or message me via Twitter @JamesWalkerNFL.