New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins Breakdown: Monday Night Football Edition

October 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After the recent success of my Atlanta Falcons Matchup Breakdown, I decided to do the same with each week's Monday Night Football game. To view my latest Falcons edition click here. This week's Monday Night Football will be a showdown of AFC East rivals: the New England Patriots (2-1) and the Miami Dolphins (2-1).
Keys to victory for the New England Patriots:
1. Establish the run- As cliche as this may sound, all you have to do is look at the stats. The Patriots rank 10th in the league in rushing and the Dolphins rank 19th in the NFL in rush defense. The Patriots will depend on BenJarvus Green-Ellis as Fred Taylor will miss the game due to a toe injury. Ellis only has 31 attempts in the first three games, so that number needs to increase. Ellis has shown the potential to be the Patriots' workhorse.
2. Get Randy Moss involved!- Moss only has nine receptions so far, which isn't enough for this playmaking wide receiver. ...

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