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Oakland Raiders – 13, Miami Dolphins – 35It certainly looks like the Raiders are going to be behind a lot, which means a lot of garbage time yards and scores for Carson Palmer (380 total yards, 1 TD, 1 INT). He’s going to be worth starting at some point, and very well could be a top 15 QB this year in terms of fantasy stats.Like Weeden and Luck, Ryan Tannehill (214 yards, 2 TDs) bounced back nicely and had a fairly useful fantasy day, which I’m sure helped absolutely no one. Tannehill may someday develop into a good fantasy QB, but it won’t be this year. It’s just good to note that he won’t completely kill the prospects of the Miami passing game.Another week, another surprising stat line for TE Brandon Myers (6-86). While Greg Knapp’s offense looks archaic, it’s starting to make Myers a viable candidate to be rostered in TE mandatory leagues. Denarius Moore (3-67) came back for this game and shook off some rust to look good on a couple of catches, while Darrius Heyward-Bey (4-41)
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When the Oakland Raiders take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at home in week three, they must clean up the mistakes in all phases of the game especially the rushing offense and defense. Several glaring shortcoming have come to the forefront in the first two games. With the team starring down a 0-3 start to the season, film study will be the crutches of the Raiders' preparation...
Mark Davis hired Reggie McKenzie as the new GM of the Oakland Raiders this past offseason and his first order of business was firing Hue Jackson. However did McKenzie make the right decision with the Raiders starting the season in an embarrassing offensive showing against the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins? Carson Palmer may have thrown for good yardage in each game, but the...
Their performances in the Miami Dolphins blowout win on Sunday might just get 2 offensive players their first NFL awards of the 2012 season. Ryan Tannehill and Reggie Bush have both been nominated for the NFL.com awards for week 2. Tannehill is one of 5 nominees for the Pepsi rookie of the week award. Bush [...]
The Miami Dolphins rebounded nicely after a rough opening week loss to the Texans. The Dolphins played an even first half against the Raiders before Reggie Bush and Ryan Tannehill led them to a blowout win in the second half. The Dolphins season seemed lost after the blowout loss to the Texans, whom many ‘experts’ [...]
Ryan Tannehill Sales the fake hand-off and takes the rock into the endzone for 6 points. Finally we get to see some production out of the Miami Dolphins. Shout out to @sbnation for the GIF
Adam “Pacman” Jones Takes it to the House
Vick Throws 5th Interception
Here's Ryan Tannehill's opportunity to get his first career win. Let's see how he does.
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The Miami Dolphins picked up their first win of 2012 with their 35-13 romping of the Raiders on Sunday. The Dolphins got a solid effort out of Ryan Tannehill, who notched his first NFL victory. Coach Joe Philbin also picked up his first victory as an NFL head coach. Reggie Bush was the star of [...]
Veteran tight end Brandon Myers already has 11 catches in two games for the Raiders this season. Myers came into this year with 32 career grabs in three NFL seasons.Fantasy Spin:Myers has been heavily targeted by Carson Palmer in the first two games, and he's made them count for 11 catches and 151 yards. Myers could prove to be a low-cost TE2.
For the first time in a while Dolphins get to wake up smiling ear to ear on a Monday morning. Not only did the Phins get their first win in the Joe Philbin and Ryan Tannehill era but they did it in style with a huge 35-13 win over da Oakland Raiders. Despite coming into the game underdogs there was a strong sense that if the Dolphins played a well rounded game they could get the...
Week 2 saw Oakland and Kansas City still failing to impress while San Diego showed why they should be on the top in the AFC and Denver just fell apart.This article summarizes the five lessons learned from this weekend in the AFC West. Despite Lots of Passing Yards, Oakland Cannot Score TouchdownsOakland quarterback Carson Palmer did two things in Week 2 exactly the same way he did...
The rivalry starts up again this week as its Jets week this week. The rivalry comes with a little extra excitement this year as the Phins face off against former head coach Tony Sprano and head coach Joe Philbin and rookie QB Ryan Tannehill get their first shot at the loathed Jets.
Coming off last week’s win the Dolphins head into this game confident and excited. Coach Philbin...
The New York Jets are set to visit the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium for the rivalry’s 93rd meeting. Both teams find themselves 1-1 and at a gridlock in the AFC East. Many are wondering if Mark Sanchez can rebound from a dismal loss where he threw for just 138 yards. As for Tim Tebow, he’s been absent from the field nearly all season. Joe Philbin earned his first win as...
Reggie Bush ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, and the Miami Dolphins won a home opener for the first time since 2005 by beating the Oakland Raiders 35-13.
Ryan Tannehill threw his first NFL touchdown pass, ran for another and avoided any turnovers after tossing three interceptions in his pro debut a week earlier.
The Dolphins improved to 1-1, and Joe Philbin earned a...
It was a memorable home opener in Miami as the Dolphins proved all the doubters wrong in front of 54,245 fans at Sun Life Stadium. While all the talk before the game surrounded rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill, Reggie Bush stole the show and picked up his first two touchdowns of the season. Bush's incredible performance ultimately turned a 3 point halftime deficit into a 35...
N.Y. Jets at Miami Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Fla. - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 710 *TV announcers: Marv Albert, Rich Gannon *Keys to the game: As Miami does its part to make anyone but rookie QB Ryan Tannehill the focal point, the crux of the Jets' defensive plan is to make Tannehill win the game. New York's approach, blending fronts that convert...