Raiders at Dolphins - Miami Leads 13-0 at the Half

The Miami Dolphins have come out hot against the Oakland Raiders today, shutting down the NFL's fourth ranked rushing attack, and taking it straight to the Oakland defense.

The Dolphins held the Raiders to a combined 21 yards rushing, with Michael Bush picking up just five yards on five carries. The majority of the Raiders rushing yardage came on one 15-yard end around from wide receiver Louis Murphy. The passing game for the Raiders hasn't been much better, with Carson Palmer being held to 8-of-17 for 101 yards. In fact, the Raiders have just 107 yards in the half (compared to Miami's 205), with seven first downs. Miami has also sacked Palmer twice.

Maybe the most telling fact is that the Dolphins did not have to use punter Brandon Fields until there were 2 minutes to go in the first half. The Raiders have seen Shane Lechler come in to punt five times.

Anthony Fasano has been the weapon of choice for Matt Moore, with four receptions for 66 yards. Running back Reggie Bush is well on his way to his third career 100 yard day, with 79 yards on 10 carries in the half.

Let's hope that Miami can continue this dominance in the second half!

ALL RIGHT MIAMI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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