The Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins squared off on Wednesday night in Arlington in both teams final preseason game for 2012. It was the final game before Dallas and Miami make their roster cuts down to 53 players. Typically in the final preseason game the starters sit while the second and third team players see extensive playing time so the coaches can better evaluate them.
Ryan Tannehill is the opening day starter for the Dolphins but started the final preseason game in order to gain more experience. Tannehill was solid completing five of seven passes for 35 yards.
Jorvorskie Lane made his case to be the starting fullback for the Dolphins. His blocking was solid and he had a great catch and run in the second half where he ran over former Texas A&M teammate Lionel Smith during a 12 yard gain. Smith suffered a concussion on the play. It appears that Lane has done enough to make the Dolphins’ opening day roster.
Lamar Miller was projected by some to be a first round pick in the ...