3 sneaky keys to victory for the Miami Dolphins vs. the Buffalo Bills

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Here you’ll find extra keys to victory that the Miami Dolphins should look into using.

As I was writing this wonderful article, some good news and some news that makes us all a bit queasy came out. Let’s lead out with the queazy.

Folks, just wrap your brains around the idea that Terron Armstead is never really going to practice and that he doesn’t really need to practice. It’s just the way it’s going to while he’s here in Miami. we knew when he came here this was sort of the case. He’s always going to be on the injury report. Hopefully, he makes it out there on Sunday. The team needs him badly.

Now for the good news.

The Bills already have a patchwork secondary out there. There’s a ton of inexperience being asked to keep Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle in check. My advice is for Mike McDaniel to unleash Tua and the offense. Keep your foot on the gas and go up top early. Test these guys.

No Jordan Phillips is huge too because not only is that guy a different player when he’s playing for Buffalo he also likes to raise his game when he plays Miami. The Bills are deep on the defensive line but one less solid player weakens it. A solid break for the Dolphins.

Miami’s defense, whoever gets close to Allen, needs to bring him down. It’s a tall task but it needs to happen. Or, get Allen to do something dumb like serve it up without thinking. He’s prone to doing that like our guy does. He did it last week and got away with it.

I don’t care if it’s Mostert or Edmonds who is starting. Keep using both and don’t forget about getting the ball to Edmonds in the passing game. He’s really good at that and using him in the screen game can neutralize that fierce defensive line.

Have a plan for Von Miller. That guy is on a mission to show that he still has it and it certainly looks like he does. Chip, double team, whatever you need to do.

Don’t fall in love with the bootlegs. Look, I realize how important the bootlegs are to the offense but nobody is biting on them, at the moment. All the backside ends are going right after Tua when he turns his back. Get a plan B to generate chunk plays.

Vary up how cover-0 works. In the Raven game in the second half, Miami did a good job of bringing pressure from all over the place but also having the linebackers drop to different spots. Sometimes it was straight back, sometimes it was the hook to curl, and other times it was to the flat. Keep changing it up. Confuse Allen as much as you can. As I said, he can serve it up here and there.

Keep Cracraft, Scherfield, and Wilson in your thoughts. I love me some Hill and Waddle, but one of these guys every game have to step up and get a couple of looks and be a threat.

Oh, and the same goes double for Mike Gesicki. His blocking is somewhat serviceable but don’t sleep on him being lined up at receiver.

Keep the evolution of Alec Ingold going. Just his mere presence in the game creates mismatches. He’s a multi-talented bulldozer that craves action. Give it to him.

More Kader Kohou. I think he’s g traded as the #1 corner in football right now. Not sure if he is that but he certainly seems like a diamond in the rough.

The Bills’ defense is going to look to keep Hill and Waddle in front of them. That’s fine. That plays right into Tua’s wheelhouse and helps with possessing the ball. Let Tua be the surgeon that he is out there.

But also don’t forget about taking calculated shots downfield.

Have fun out there.

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