Much has been made of the performance of Florida State Seminoles offense led by quarterback Jameis Winston. But, on Saturday against Clemson, the Seminoles defense was on display and looked ready to tackle any opponent in its path to Pasadena.
Few could have realized when University of Miami quarterback Don James graduated in 1954 with a degree in education just how much of an impact he would have on the college football world.
Blaine Gabbert is once again back on the bench, but it’s not for his abysmal play this season. Instead, he’s on the bench with another injury, this time a strained hamstring.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got tired of waiting for a trade to develop and have decided instead to outright release former starting quarterback Josh Freeman, according to ESPN.com.
The Miami Dolphins pass blocking has been brutal across the board. From bad offensive line play to poor blitz pickup by running backs, it’s all contributed to quarterback Ryan Tannehill getting sacked at a pace that would result in 72 sacks on the season.
The Miami Dolphins brought wide receiver Mike Wallace in to blow the tops off of defenses with deep passing maximizing his speed. Through four games this season, Wallace hasn’t been able to use his speed and the Fins are struggling with the deep ball.
The Miami Dolphins managed to win the first three games of the season with a subpar running game and weak pass blocking. But Monday night, both of those elements came back to haunt the Dolphins as Drew Brees and the New York Saints took the Fins apart in a 38-17 thumping.
The last time the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints were on the field together, the Saints walked out of Sun Life Stadium with a shootout victory, 46-34. Most of the players on the Dolphins side have changed, as have the coaches. But will it be enough to overcome the Saints’ Drew Brees and the team’s vastly improved defense?
The Dolphins are 3-0 for the first time in 11 years, winning close games and showing some offensive pizazz for a change thanks largely to Tannehill, who’s no longer overlooked in conversations about the remarkable rookie quarterback class of 2012.
The Florida Gators will debut a new starting quarterback when the team takes the field against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday.