NFL Predictions for 2010 Season: Miami Dolphins Running Backs Preview

August 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Continuing my 30 for 30 NFL Preview Event, I am previewing the Miami Dolphins positions as camp gets underway. Today I will be looking at the running backs.
On September 21, 2008, I attended the Dolphins game vs. the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Going into the contest, the Patriots were winners of 21 consecutive regular season games. In the same span, the Dolphins posted an abysmal 1-20 mark.
The Dolphins had little hope for the season, and the game looked to be a blowout.

But in the first quarter, running back Ronnie Brown lined up in the shotgun formation. Taking the direct snap, he faked a handoff and scampered into the end zone for a touchdown, and with that, the entire franchise changed.
Brown went on to take part in all five of Miami’s touchdowns from that formation that day, rushing for four and throwing for one en route to a 38-13 Dolphins rout. It would be called the "Wildcat," and it defined the Dolphins as they m...

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