When a couple dozen protesters showed up outside the Miami Dolphins complex last week, team owner Stephen Ross took notice.

So he called two of them, asking what the team could do better.

"We all have one thing in common," Ross said. "We all want to see a winning football team."

And while speaking at the NFL owners meetings on Monday, Ross said he believes the Dolphins are getting better, even after trying in vain to land quarterback Peyton Manning earlier this offseason, along with past coaching candidates such as Jim Harbaugh and Jeff Fisher, who both spurned Miami as well.

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