Miami Dolphins Keys To The Game: Control The Line Against Pittsburgh

October 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers (with the help of newly-returning QB Ben Roethlisberger) are heading into Miami this Sunday to try and keep the Dolphins without a victory at home this season, and if the Dolphins want to avoid being 0-3 at home they will have to control the line on both sides of the ball.
The key to the Miami Dolphins' victory last week in Green Bay was their ability to keep pressure away from Chad Henne, and to put a lot of pressure on Aaron Rodgers. The combination of those two things helped Miami come out on top, and if they want to have a similar result against the Steelers they will need to make sure they do both successfully again this weekend.
Miami's defense can't allow Ben Roethlisberger to have enough time to get comfortable and throw the ball when he sees an open receiver. They need to force him to either throw the ball earlier than he planned to, or take a sack.
The Dolphins (specifically Cameron Wake) were able to rush Aaron Rodgers enough that he wa...

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