Miami Dolphins Season In Review Week 7 - Houston
The Dan Campbell Era started with a bang.Doug Martin Jersey But that's not unexpected with the new coach. The team would be fired up to win for the interim coach (a coach they all liked). But could they sustain success? The Dolphins were playing in Joe Robbie Stadium for the first time since the Buffalo debacle.Ezekiel Elliott Jersey They were facing the Houston Texans - a team they had never beaten. Would there be a hangover from the "win for the new guy" game?
This game was one of those games that Dolphins fans expect to happen TO their team. This game was over by halftime.Mike Evans Jersey The Dolphins put up 41 points in the first half and then put it on cruise control. The Texans scored 26 garbage time points, but no one cared as the Dolphins took the Texans out behind the woodshed.
The Dolphins offense clicked in this game.Laremy Tunsil Jersey Tannehill was nearly perfect going 18-19, 282 yards, and 4 TDs. He earned a perfect passer rating of 158.Mark Ingram Jersey3 in this game. Matt Moore pitched in going 1-1, 14 yards. Lamar Miller had 14 carries for 175 yards and a touchdown,Carson Wentz Jersey which came on an 85 yard run. He also caught 3 passes for 61 yards and a TD in which he took a screen pass 54 yards untouched. He did all of that in the first half and sat the second half. Amazingly,Darrelle Revis Jersey he once again did not crumble into dust after the end of the game. Jarvis Landry had the play of the game, and perhaps the season, when he caught a 13 yard out,Jason Witten Jersey and somehow weaved his way across the field for a 50 yard catch-and-run TD. He finished 5-83-2.
As a team, the Dolphins rushed 35 times for 248 yards.Aaron Rodgers Jersey They only had 24 total dropbacks, but given the nature of the game, there was no real need to pass in the second half.
The Dolphins defense clamped down on the Texans,Ryan Tannehill Jersey preventing them from picking up a first down until the second quarter. They held the Texans to 71 rushing yards on 25 carries. Brian Hoyer went 23-49, 273 yards, 3 TDs, and 1 INT. However, all three scores came after the score was 41-0 Miami. Reshad Jones picked up another pick-six. Wake chipped in 2 sacks and Ndamukong Suh finally got on the board with 2 sacks also.