The Miami Dolphins face a tough challenge on the road this Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals are off to a 3-0 start, mainly because of their defense. Miami is also sporting a good defense this season as well, ranking 3rd against the run. Look for that trend to continue for Miami against a Cardinals team that will be without starting running back Beanie Wells until November with a toe injury.
Speaking of injured running backs, Reggie Bush of the Miami Dolphins is still unclear whether he will play or not this Sunday, but those who have seen him run can’t really tell he was injured at all this past Sunday. This bodes will for the Dolphins, as Reggie Bush has been the main cog in the Dolphin offense. Facing Arizona, running the ball may be the best way to attack this defense who has only allowed 600+ passing yards and 2 td’s through 3 games.
On the opposite side of things, the Miami Dolphins defense has allowed 922 passing yds through 3 games, with 3 TD’s allowed and 3 int’s. The Arizona Cardinals have only passed for 543 yds through 3 games, which could play to the strength of this Miami defense. If they can continue their tremendous streak of stopping the run and force the Cardinals to throw it, the Dolphins have a chance to keep the game close into the 4th quarter.