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The Dolphins didn't just lose to Buffalo in Week 2 - they were crushed. The Bills defeated Miami 29-10.
Watch live as Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor and defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle hold their weekly sessions with reporters in Davie. Watch as Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin holds a press conference with the media at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility in Davie.
How do you measure excitement? Ticket prices soaring higher than most can remember? Parking lots full hours before the game? Players stuck in traffic driving to the stadium? By any means, the buzz around the Buffalo Bills was off the charts Sunday. From news that Terry and Kim Pegula reached an agreement to buy the team, to Jim Kelly capturing the crowd's emotion with a pregame speech in memory of late owner Ralph Wilson, there was a confluence of factors that made the Bills and their fans hard to beat.
Although the Miami Dolphins are currently down 26-10 to the Buffalo Bills, both Ryan Tannehill and Mike Wallace are having themselves strong fantasy performances. With 7:25 to go in the game, Tannehill has thrown for 169 yards and a touchdown.
After totally just 62 yards in the first half, the Dolphins offense has possessed the ball for the majority of the 3rd quarter. The Bills offense touched the ball for the first time with 3:08 to play in the 3rd.
Sep 14, 2014; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes sacks Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill during the first half at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports If fans were thinking the Miami Dolphins would use last weeks huge win over New England to fire up their team to beat the Buffalo Bills, they were sorely mistaken.
The opening drive started with a couple of big plays for the Bills , including a run straight up the middle for 11 yards from Fred Jackson on the first play from scrimmage. Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel later found wide receiver Sammy Watkins on a 28-yard catch, converting on third down.
In his debut with Miami last week, Knowshon Moreno gained 134 yards rushing and scored a TD in a victory over New England. Uncertainty brings excitement.
Coach Joe Philbin, left, had the Dolphins playing the type of 'fun' football in the opener that owner Stephen Ross wants to see. "> Coach Joe Philbin, left, had the Dolphins playing the type of 'fun' football in the opener that owner Stephen Ross wants to see.
Williams and his mother, Mary Rosenthal, can now share that distaste at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday. She'll be in the stands watching her son make his Bills' home debut against Miami.
The quarterbacks who impressed and disappointed the most in Week 1 were easy to identify. But what about the players who can't escape the middle? The four-pack below has Jekyll-and-Hyde qualities.
The Miami Dolphins will face the Buffalo Bills this weekend. Who will have the bigger fantasy day, running back Knowshon Moreno or wide receiver Mike Wallace? Week 2 of the NFL season is underway, starting with Thursday night's victory by the Baltimore Ravens over the Pittsburgh Steelers .
Catch one pass against Darrelle Revis and some might consider it luck. Catch two, including a touchdown pass, and there are those who already want a refund on Revis Island.
It's easy to fixate on the successes of the Dolphins ' passing game against New England - two touchdown passes, only one sack allowed, and eight players had a reception. But there were also at least four dropped passes, at least four errant throws, and a play near the goal line in which running back Lamar Miller appeared to cut off his route in the middle of the field.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:04 pm
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