Fins’ Gase: ‘We’re the worst offense in football’

In the aftermath of the Miami Dolphins40-0 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night — the team’s worst shutout loss in 20 seasons — head coach Adam Case had strong words for the offense.

“We’re the worst offense in football. Can’t get any worse. I’m pissed. I’m tired of this. I’m tired of the offense being awful,” Gase said at his Friday news conference. “Guys better need to get their heads right. Coaching staff needs to do a better job, because obviously our players not knowing is a direct reflection of them.”

“We’re not putting the work in,” he added. “That’s what it comes down to. If you can’t remember it, you shouldn’t be in the NFL. At the end of the day, guys have got to actually take this stuff home and study it. They’re not going to just learn it all in meetings. We’ve got to find guys that’ll actually put forth effort to actually remember this stuff, and it starts with our best players.”

Gase also said quarterback Jay Cutler will start Miami’s next game against the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 5, and said Cutler “could have played” on Thursday.

Cutler left the Oct. 22 matchup against the New York Jets with a rib injury. Matt Moore replaced Cutler and led the Dolphins to a comeback win against the Jets, but he was 25-of-44 for 176 yards against the Ravens with two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns.

The Dolphins (4-3) have a winning record, but the offense has been less than stellar, ranking last in the NFL (252.4 yards per game).

The team is also without a rushing touchdown this season. In fact, Miami hasn’t had a rushing touchdown in eight straight games, the longest streak in franchise history, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

The Dolphins have been outscored by 60 points, the worst point differential by a team with a winning record after its first seven games of a season in NFL history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Miami has been held without a point during a half six times this season, the most in a team’s first seven games of a season since at least 2001, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

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