The Miami Dolphins are recovering from a second-straight heartbreaking loss in overtime Monday. The team lost in overtime to the undefeated Arizona Cardinals thanks to a turnovers, but had plenty to be happy about from the quarterback position.
Sometimes a franchise can take something from a loss that in the long-term may be much better than a single victory. For the Miami Dolphins, that day was Sunday in the team’s 24-21 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Perhaps Ryan Tannehill will fare better at home. Last Sunday, in his debut as the starting quarterback for the Dolphins, he faltered on the road, passing for 219 yards with three interceptions and no touchdowns.
Coming into the 2012 regular season, the Miami Dolphins secondary was supposed to be one of the strengths of the team. But after trading veteran Vontae Davis to the Indianapolis Colts, a position of strength has turned into a possible weakness.
The Miami Dolphins secondary came under increased scrutiny this week after the team traded away star cornerback Vontae Davis. The team’s cover corners responded by wilting under the pressure of facing the Dallas Cowboys’ bench players.
The Miami Dolphins have a second round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft set to begin Thursday. But, based on the team’s recent history of second round picks, the Fins may want to try to trade it and move back into the first round.
The Miami Dolphins came into Thursday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys as one of the hottest teams in pro football. But, after questionable play calling and an inability to punch it into the end zone, the Dolphins left Dallas looking at a 3-8 record.
After Monday’s complete defensive demolition at the hands of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the Dolphins needed a bright spot and it came from the Fins’ passing game.