Fins finish with 10 wins; enough for Wannstedt??
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"We didn't accomplish what we wanted to. That's not a secret," said
Wannstedt has come under fire in the past week as the
"We said we would get together in the next day or two," Wannstedt said of his meeting with Huizenga. "He'll call me whenever the schedule fits. Players back next year, coaches back next year -- I'm not going to get into that right now. Now is not the time because I don't know anything. Nothing has been determined."
"This was typical of our season," said
"We wanted to finish with a sweep of them," Fiedler said. "We wanted to finish with getting our 10 wins and we wanted to finish on a high note and that's exactly what we were able to go out and do."
The Miami defense forced a quick three-and-out and gave the ball back to the offense at the New York 49 with 2:56 remaining.
Fiedler then engineered the winning drive. He hit Chambers with passes of 11, 11 and 14 yards as Miami marched to the New York nine. After a pair of rushes, Mare came on and drilled the winning kick.
"Winning this game did end the season on a positive note, but it's still disappointing, for us and for our fans, because we are not in the playoffs and we are going home," said
New York then took over at its own 43 after the free kick and drove 57 yards for the go-ahead score. Pennington kept the series alive with a 16-yard pass to
Three plays later, Pennington found
"We've been close, but not close enough," Martin said. "Before we always found a way to win. This season, we found a way to lose."
Miami took the opening kickoff and marched 71 yards on 14 plays for a 23-yard field goal by Mare. The drive took nearly 7 1/2 minutes off the clock.
Mare added a 43-yard field goal 15 seconds into the second quarter after Miami's second possession to make it 6-0.
Miami then scored for the fourth time in as many first-half possessions when Fiedler connected with Chambers on a 20-yard touchdown pass. The 48-yard drive was set up by a 49-yard kickoff return by
New York answered with a 36-yard field goal by
Brien added a 22-yard field goal to cap New York's first series of the second half. The