Miami Dolphins: Top 3 revenge games on 2021 schedule

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Which games on the schedule will mean most to the Miami Dolphins? We highlight the top three revenge games of the 2021 season.

When looking at the 2021 schedule for the Miami Dolphins, there are plenty of reasons for fans to get excited and start circling certain games on their calendars.

They will open and close the season against their long-time nemesis from New England. There is a big game against the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers early on. They’ll play against the Raiders in Las Vegas, a rematch of what was the Dolphins’ most exciting game from last year.

But there are certain games on the schedule that, if they result in victories, would mean more to the team than just your average win. The Miami Dolphins are out to prove a point this upcoming season, that their improvement to a 10-6 record last season was not a fluke, and that they belong in the discussion of being legit contenders in the AFC.

In order to prove those points, the Dolphins will have to exercise some past demons. There are teams that have had their number recently, teams that have kept Miami from achieving success in certain situations over the past few seasons. Those teams happen to be on their schedule this season, and head coach Brian Flores and his staff would be wise to keep the players properly motivated for these big contests.

Here are the top three “revenge games” that the Miami Dolphins will play in 2021: