Can the Denver Broncos get back to their winning ways or will Miami hang another loss on Manning and company?
In a critical AFC East showdown last night, the Dolphins emerged with a 22-9 victory, scoring the game’s final 19 points in the last 18 minutes. Miami is now 6-4 with favorable home games against Baltimore, Minnesota, and the Jets, while Buffalo is 5-5 and a longshot to make the playoffs.
Both teams are far more effective on the defensive side of the ball, and injuries are also a factor.
Turnovers will again be key, for both teams. Miami and Buffalo are tied for second in the NFL with 19 takeaways.
The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins are tied for second place in the AFC East with identical 5-4 records, and this Thursday night game is going to say a lot for what their postseason future may hold. Ian Eagle of CBS Sports took some time to talk about the big game and how it could affect the rest of the season for both teams. Let’s just say, this is a must-win for both the Bills and Dolphins.
Thanks to losses by the Bills and Dolphins, New England’s bye week proved fruitful.
NFL.com has New England ranked #1, but that ranking is going to be tough to keep.
The New England Patriots defeated the Minnesota Vikings thanks to particularly strong performances by the defense and special teams.
Things were looking pretty good for New England after the first 30 minutes of play, but everything went south during the last 30 minutes
The New England Patriots have dominated the AFC East for so long that it’s difficult to believe that will change for as long as head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady remain with the franchise.