Here’s the gist of our new Phinsider series: we look at game tape as a Miami Dolphins family - and instead of just blindly accepting someone else’s conclusions, we form our own.
Unless you had some morning sex today, I don’t think you are gonna have a better alternative to starting your Friday than a revisiting of the Monday Night Major Massacre of Epic Proportions Where We Left Patriots Body Parts Scattered All Over the Field with a Claymore of Ass Whooping.
OK, so we won by 7 points.
I’m just excited. Don’t judge me. (Too late. I know you’re judging.)
Let’s get to the tape. (Judger.)
Context: 11:01 in the 1st Quarter, 0-0, 4th and 1.
*Cody Parkey is an excellent 50+ yard field goal kicker. We could have tried a 53-yarder. This play reflected an overall aggressive approach to this game plan and I absolutely loved it. We ultimately ended up with a field goal anyway, but I grinned peacefully that we were going down swinging in this game, win, lose, or draw.
Here’s a horizontal look...
Here’s a vertical look...
What happened here? Why did this play work?