The Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten Conference have historically been the conferences that like to run the football the most. But the Atlantic Coast Conference is moving the football on the ground at the highest rate since 1996.
When the final seconds of Duke’s upset victory of the Miami Hurricanes ticked off the clock Saturday night, it showed how far Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe had brought his team and how far Al Golden still has to go to get the Canes back to the top.
Many Miami Dolphins players spent part of the last week talking about how the scandal that has enveloped the team would help galvanize the team and get them to play better starting against winless Tampa Bay.
The Miami Dolphins had high hopes that 2013 would be the year the team finally turned the corner and became a contender in the NFL. After seven weeks and armed with a 3-4 record, the Dolphins aren’t a contender and are teetering on the edge of falling apart.
The Miami Dolphins are on a record-breaking pace when it comes to quarterback sacks, but the team may also set another record for futility, fewest rushing yards in a season.
The Florida Gators’ run defense is the best in the nation, but it’s going to get a big test this Saturday when the run-heavy Arkansas Razorbacks come to Gainesville.
The Miami Dolphins have plenty to play for when the team travels to Indianapolis to play the Colts. The Fins will be looking for revenge from last year’s loss, looking to get to 2-0 ahead of a very tough stretch of games, and to keep pace with the New England Patriots in the win-loss column.
The Miami Dolphins left Cleveland with a victory last Sunday, but there was one glaring problem with the team’s offense, the running game, or lack thereof.
Miami Dolphins fans are still celebrating after Sunday’s victory over the Cleveland Browns. But while the Dolphins got the victory, one area stuck out as potentially a major problem, the running game.
The Miami Dolphins are just 1-2 in the 2013 preseason, not that it counts for anything. Fins fans can be happy about several areas of the team including quarterback and defense, but between the running game and the team’s inability to score in the red zone, there’s plenty left to fix.