For anyone who doesn't know, I will be looking at websites for the opposing team and posting what they said were their keys to beating the Dolphins. Then I will post my reaction right below each quote.
Here is what turnonthejets.com had to say about the game:
"The Jets need to run the football effectively to keep balance but take more than a handful of shots down the field against a suspect Miami Dolphins secondary. The main thing I want to see out of this game is zero turnovers from Mark Sanchez."In all likelihood, Sanchez probably won't have more than one turnover. The Dolphins don't seem to be able to create many turnovers. Even last year when they really played well, they just could not seem to take the ball away.
This is also from turnonthejets.com:
"Come after Matt Moore from the first snap of the game until the final seconds."Makes sense. The Jets are a blitzing team, and Miami's offensive line hasn't really been great at protecting their quarterback.
And a final quote form turnonthejets.com:
"Reggie Bush isn't an every down back but he is dangerous out of the backfield as a receiver. The Jets must shadow him with a safety or Kyle Wilson. I'd be worried about Brandon Marshall but we have that Revis guy and it sounds like Marshall will be gone by halftime anyway. If Miami scores 17 points on Monday night, the Jets defense underachieved."He's obviously having some fun with this one. He mentions that Marshall will be gone by halftime, and you can't help but see him smiling behind his keyboard on that one. One thing he failed to mention was Daniel Thomas. The Jets have a very bad run defense, so Thomas should have a good chance to really carve New York up. He may be able to score over 17 points all by himself this weekend against the suspect Jets run defense.
This next quote is actually from a Patriots site that talks about the Dolphins Jets game, saying that it is a must win for both teams. But, the quote that I am going to share with you doesn't necessarily have to do with Monday's game. I just found it interesting. Here it is from 60maxpowero.com written by Dana Draper:
"We're still trying to figure out why the Dolphins have been so bad. They have solid running backs in Daniel Thomas and Reggie Bush, a very good WR corp with a standout in Brandon Marshall, and a decent offensive line. Okay, the QB situation is a bit messy, but Matt Moore has had two weeks to get ready for the Jets."I agree with Dana on this analysis. At the beginning of the season I honestly thought that our team was really good and that we would be able to make the playoffs. A lot of Patriots fans admitted to being nervous before that opening Monday night game against the Dolphins. They knew who Miami had and what they were supposed to be capable of. They obviously didn't play like they were capable of playing, though.
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