The Miami Dolphins have a lot of questions surrounding them as they ready for their game in Los Angeles to kick-off their regular season.
Today the Miami Dolphins will take the football field for the first time in almost a month following the displacement from Hurricane Irma. Now with the team ready to face the Chargers later this afternoon, it’s time to look at key players that could impact today’s game.
Wake is a brutal force on the outside but today he needs to be a brutal force that relentlessly attacks Phillips Rivers. When Rivers is rattled he will make mistakes. This is where Wake can become disruptive. Wake doesn’t need to get sacks to create problems for the Chargers offense he needs to keep pressure and collapse the pocket. If he can do that, Rivers will have a long day.
Byron Maxwell is a question and if his pre-season was any indication, he may lose his starting job early in the season to Cordrea Tankersley. Howard however needs to take the big step forward because he could be the most valuable corner back on the roster especially if Maxwell can’t get out of his own head. Howard will have a tough day against solid Charger receivers on a team that likes to the throw the ball. Expect him to be tested often.
Tunsil will make his first non-injury replacment start in the NFL. Last year he held the job down when Branden Albert was out but it is all his now. Tunsil will face a tough challenge today against Melvin Ingram or Joey Bosa, both incredibly tough to block off the…
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