Even with all of the changes that have occurred this week to the Miami Dolphins, the key to Miami winning this Sunday's game against Tennessee has nothing to do with any of them.
Instead, they key to winning will be second year CB Vontae Davis' ability to cover Randy Moss.
This will be Randy Moss' first game with the Titans, and when Moss debuts with a new team he typically does very well and helps put points up on the board.
So, it will be crucial for Davis to stop Moss' "successful debut" trend and keep Tennessee from putting up too many points.
Don't worry, though. I have reason to believe that Vontae will be able to keep Moss from doing much of anything. Last time he matched up with Moss was the Patriots game, and he shut him out and prevented him from catching a single pass. Pair that with the fact that Moss has not had much time to work with the team, and you can see that Vontae Davis has a good shot at shutting down Moss.
If he didn't do well with Tom Brady, who's to say that he can do well with a lower-caliber quarterback who he hasn't had much time to work with.
Plus, the addition of Al Harris will be a big help with stopping Randy. Harris is a talented cornerback with a lot of experience who is capable of covering Moss when he lines up opposite of Vontae. Before we would have had to worry about whether our "other" cornerback would be able to cover Moss, but now we can rest assured that Harris will be able to cover him well enough.
That's about it for now. Please leave a comment with your own "keys to the game." I would like to hear what you think.
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