The Miami Dolphins' offense has stalled, and the long list of reasons includes too many turnovers, not enough big plays and too many rookie moments by quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
So what bugs offensive coordinator Mike Sherman the most? None of the above.
''Aw, just the run game,'' Sherman said Monday. ''Everything jells around the run game. If you can run the ball, you can throw the ball. It just makes life a lot easier.''
The Dolphins haven't rushed for 100 yards since September, which helps explain why the offense has scored one touchdown in the past 10 quarters. As a result, Miami (4-6) takes a three-game losing streak into Sunday's game against Seattle (6-4).
''The running game hasn't been effective lately,'' guard Richie Incognito said. ''That puts a lot of pressure on the rest of the offense. We know we have to get the running game going and execute better. It comes down to guys winning one-on-one blocks.''
It also comes down to Sherman jump-starting an offense that show...