Wait Prawny Wait!!! Don’t do it….we need a wrap up…
Thankfully I convinced this shellfish to hold off his NFL depression to give us a wrap up…
Oh…what’s that about the game? Um…yeah probably not going to make anyone feel better to review it…but…
In this pic, Prawny points out to us that the defense immediately assumed the position once again
The Dolphins gave up 207 yards on the ground in the game. 166 of those years were a career high by Chris Ivory, who plowed through defenders like Suh all game for extra yardage. I don’t know how many yards after contact Ivory had….probably a ton.
For the 4th time this season (every game) the opposing team went up early in the 1st quarter. The Dolphins have been down at least 2 scores from the start of the game in every game this season.
And it’s not just the run defense. There is no pressure on the QB consistently. Some people question whether Wake even suited up…but he did…he just got lost in the sun
The Dolphins did not have a sack on Sunday. They have 1 sack this year.
The Dolphins could not stop Brandon Marshall either. Marshall had 128 yards on 7 catches. He caught a 58 yard pass early which caused most of us to pound our head into the wall.
The Little Prawn has a proposed solution which he demonstrates in this pic.
I HATE YOU BRANDON MARSHALL!!!
Moving on to the offense, it wasn’t good either. Just 226 yards total offense. The Dolphins avoided any major turnovers in the first half of the game but they didn’t move the ball at all.
The Dolphins game plan is basically to make sure they get short yards on one of the two first downs, zero yardage on another of the first two downs, then throw beneath the first down marker and hope a receiver breaks a tackle. Sometimes it works…but its hard to string together a touchdown drive when this is the plan. As Dan Fouts pointed out all game – you are asking your receivers to do a lot!
The good news is that we finally used Kenny Stills. Who caught five passes for 81 yards and a touchdown. Stills really can’t be blamed for any of the offensive woes this season. The team is just not using him. When they finally targeted him on Sunday it paid off.
And this guy caught another Touchdown! That’s 2 for Stoneburner. Prawny loves his name!
One guy that always plays hard is Jarvis Landry. Look at him leap says Prawny! Landry lead the team in special teams yardage, was 2nd in receiving yards and lead the team in rushing yards.
The fact that Landry lead the team in rushing yards is not a good thing. The fact that he did it on 2 carries is even worse. The fact that Miller had only 7 carries is enough to drive any Dolfan crazy. The running game has been horrible this year. The Dolphins take themselves out of games early but even in the redzone late in the 4th quarter, they refuse to run the ball.
Speaking of letdowns in the 4th quarter…for a little while it seemed like the Jests and the officials were opening the door for the Dolphins to steal a game where they were thoroughly dominated. But Tannehill’s touch in the redzone was as awkward as a priest in a playground. It wasn’t happening.
Tanny was sacked three times and under a lot of pressure all game. He finished completing 19 passes on 44 attempts for 198 yards. He had two touchdowns and two interceptions. Those two interceptions were in the redzone.
It was enough to make Philbin’s blood boil…well maybe not.
I feel the same way Coach! The good news is we can all sleep in next week.
I guess we will see what happens this week…