The Dolphins Blowout the Commanders!
The Miami Dolphins are 9 and 3 for the first time since 2001. Today, Miami won in dominate fashion by defeating the Washington Commanders by a score of 45 to 15. The Dolphins are now a full three games ahead in the race for the AFC East title.
Dolphins 45 Commander 15
The Dolphins offense got rolling early in this game. On the team’s first drive, Tua Tagovailoa hit Tyreek Hill in for a 78 yard touchdown pass.
Miami settled for a Jason Sanders field goal on their next drive which made the score 10 to 0. The defense then got into the scoring act when Andrew Van Ginkel intercepted a Sam Howell pass and took it 33 yards for a touchdown. Miami led 17 to 0 at that point.
9 and 3
Washington regrouped after the pick 6 by Van Ginkel as they mustered up a touchdown drive on their next possession. However, Miami quickly answered back with another long Tagovailoa to Tyreek Hill connection. This time it was a 60 yard scoring strike to put Miami up 24 to 7. Miami never looked back at this point.
De’Von Achane added two touchdowns and Raheem Mostert got his 14th rushing touchdown of the season. The Dolphins played a clean games in not turning over the ball.
Comforts of Home
The Dolphins will now play their next three games in the friendly confines of Hard Rock Stadium. The competition will step up soon, so Miami needs to keep stepping as well.