MIAMI -

Get ready to start the workday Monday with Fins fans still celebrating their team's big win against the Raiders Sunday night.

It was the Dolphins first home opener win since 2005 and loyal fans poured out of Sun Life Stadium dancing and cheering.

As one fan put it, "we've been coming to these Dolphins games for the last two years and this is me and my friend's first victory."

Tailgaters grilled up steaks, imbibed and danced to salsa music outside the stadium hours after the game finished, eager to savor the sweet feeling of victory.

Those fans have earned the right to party for sticking with the team despite last season's poor record and an abysmal preseason.

With a new head coach, new quarterback and the dynamic Reggie Bush to get their back, fans are hopeful the Dolphins may actually pull off some more big wins this season.