"We've got a lot of work to do," Wannstedt said. "That'll be my message today. The players know that."
Don't get us wrong, Wannstedt was pleased with Sunday's performance. But he also knows the Dolphins need to get better if they are to reach their goals.
At the very least, though, he praised his players for the work ethic.
"I love the attitude of the players, the emotion of the players," he said. "The effort of the players was outstanding.
"But there were a lot more plays to be made in all three phases."
On defense, that would involve failing to come up with a couple of Baltimore fumbles.
On special teams, that would be allowing Lamont Brightful to return a punt 45 yards to set up the Ravens' only touchdown.
But it was overall a great day for the Dolphins, particularly when you consider that both Buffalo and New England lost, giving the Dolphins sole possession of first place in the AFC East once again.
Besides, the Dolphins may have missed some plays, but they also finished with seven sacks and no turnovers and they only committed three penalties.
"That's what you're striving to get," Wannstedt said. "If you do those things, you're going to have an opportunity to win."