The Miami Dolphins, despite two decades of struggle and frustration, are a franchise that still holds a rich history of football, thriving for much of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s under the watchful eye and stern rule of head coach Don Shula. Which is what makes ESPN's centennial all-star list of the best of the best in 100 years of NFL football so surprising — the Dolphins are effectively shut out of the list. As a matter of fact, there's only one mention of the Miami Dolphins at all in ESPN's all-star roster — for center Dwight Stephenson as an honorable mention. Yes, you read that right. Dan Marino was passed up for Tom Brady, Sammy Baugh, Johnny Unitas, John Elway, Peyton Manning and Joe Montana.
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