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Pre-Sunday AFC East Team Facts – Miami Dolphins

Pre-Sunday AFC East Team Facts – Miami Dolphins
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Miami Dolphins

 

NO PENALTIES

  • Miami did not record a penalty at Indianapolis (9/15). This was the sixth time in team history that Miami didn’t record a penalty in a game.

PERFECT ON CHALLENGES

  • The Miami Dolphins are 3-for-3 in coaches challenges this season. They successfully won a challenge in each game this season where they have challenged a play.

FEW PENALTIES

  • Miami registered four penalties vs. Buffalo (10/10), compared to six by the Bills. They have had fewer penalties than their opponents in five of the six games to start the season

TANNEHILL FIRST DOWNS

  • Ryan Tannehill has 64 passing first downs on the season and is on pace for 184 for the year. In 2012, Tannehill had 151 first down completions.

RED ZONE OFFENSE

  • Miami’s offense has proven to be one of the tops in the NFL in the red zone. Miami’s is second in the NFL in red zone average points (5.72) and third in red zone scoring efficiency (94.4).

TANNEHILL CONNECTS

  • Ryan Tannehill’s 46-yard pass to Mike Wallace vs. Buffalo (10/20) was tied for the sixth-longest in the quarterback’s career. It was the second consecutive game that Wallace had a reception of 40 or more yards.

TANNEHILL QB RATING

  • Ryan Tannehill qualified for a career ranking among Dolphin quarterbacks, and his 78.3 figure for his Dolphin career is the fourth highest of any Dolphin QB

LONG NON-TOUCHDOWN RUSHES

  • Lamar Miller’s 49-yard rush vs. Atlanta (9/22) is tied for the eighth longest non-touchdown run in team history.

CLAY DAY

  • Charles Clay is on pace for 811 yards, which would be the highest total by a Dolphins tight end in team history.

RECORD PACE FOR PASSING GAME

  • After five games, Miami has three players that are on pace for 70 or more receptions; Brian Hartline (31 receptions, on pace for 83), Brandon Gibson (29 receptions, on pace for 77), Charles Clay (24 receptions, on pace for 72). Miami has never had four players catch 70 or more passes in the same season.

WAKE AMONG ALL-TIME UNDRAFTED SACKERS NFL HISTORY

  • Cameron Wake has 45.5 sacks on his career, the 12th most by an undrafted player in NFL history.


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