The Miami Dolphins fanbase went actually loopy on Sunday when Tua Tagovailoa led the crew to a 4th quarter staggering comeback however we can’t push aside the efforts of the defense or the play calling of Josh Boyer.
The Ravens scored 38 factors against the Dolphins. One of these touchdowns was on the opening kick-off return. That would suggest the defense gave up on 31 points. We can additionally look at two damaged plays, two passes that went all the way for scores. Take these two out of the sport and Miami’s protection held the Ravens to 17 points. And we may as well recognize the 79-yard touchdown run through Lamar Jackson.
Take away those 4 plays and the Dolphins’ protection held the Ravens to 10 points. Yeah, I know, it doesn’t depend however what does matter is that Josh Boyer and the shielding players didn’t quit, didn’t stop, and made the stops that were simply necessary.
Fourth and one from the inch line, Miami holds when the Raven fumble the ball returned to Miami. That rating could have changed the game. Instead, Miami’s offense tied it up afterward.
The Dolphins’ defense played beautifully in the 4th quarter. They consistently stored the Ravens from making plays and in turn, acquired the ball returned for the offense who took benefit of the field function and momentum.
Defensively, Christian Wilkins, Zach Sieler, and Raekwon Davis stood out in the trenches. Eric Rowe had six tackles. Wilkins had 6 solo and two assists. While the defense never received to Lamar Jackson, they obtained enough strain late to keep him out of sync.
This sport will be talked about a lot this week and rightfully so that savings will go to Tua and the offense however we can’t forget that the defense stood their ground when it mattered most.