The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season.
Things have looked very differently for the Miami Dolphins during their first four games of the season.
The Miami Dolphins approached their game in London against the Oakland Raiders like a business trip.
The Miami Dolphins had to deal with some off-field issues in the week leading up to their game against the Oakland Raiders in London, England, and everything seemed to revolve around the teams quarterback.
In a week where the Miami Dolphins needed to be focused on ending their two-game losing streak, their coach made it a little more difficult to do so.
Following a pair of extremely frustrating losses, the Miami Dolphins will travel across the Atlantic to face the Oakland Raiders this Sunday at Wembely Stadium in London, England.
As if a flight across the Atlantic Ocean to play a regular-season game wasn’t distracting enough, the Miami Dolphins don’t even seem to know who will be their starting quarterback.
Ryan Tannehill plans to take the first snap on offense Sunday for the Dolphins against the Oakland Raiders, at least temporarily putting an end to questions about Miami’s quarterback situation.
With everyone trying to pretend this is just a normal week of practice, perhaps the best plan of action for the Oakland Raiders is to embrace the abnormality of being in London, and hope something positive happens.
The Miami Dolphins are bringing back one of the more dynamic players they’ve had in recent years.