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After getting the best of Andrew Luck and Matt Ryan the past two weeks, Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins are cautiously optimistic about their next - and perhaps most difficult - test of the early season against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.
With both teams looking to go 4-0, the Dolphins and Saints meet Monday night at the Superdome.
After four straight losing seasons and one playoff appearance in the previous 11, Miami is 3-0 for the first time since 2002. The Dolphins finished 9-7 that season, but did not make the playoffs.
Grounded and focused, this year's team is less concerned with past struggles than with trying to win their first four games for the first time since 1995.
"We have a special team," said receiver Brian Hartline, who leads the Dolphins with 18 receptions for 238 yards and has two touchdowns. "Expectations will continue to rise, and high expectations bring out the best in you. We welcome it."
The Dolphins have already sh...
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The Falcons can point to at least one area to explain their lost to Miami: The red zone.
Atlanta fell to 1-2 after scoring two touchdowns and two field goals on five drives to the Miami 20-yard line or deeper. The Dolphins went 3-for-3 - all touchdowns - in their 27-23 victory
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Let's start this game preview with three things you NEED to know...