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Dolphins two-minute offense: Can it score?

The Miami Dolphins are down six with two minutes to go. Can they win?

Mike Ehrmann

Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk is back with another question for us this week. He wants to know, if the Miami Dolphins are down six points, with two minutes to go, and 70-yards to cover, will they win? It's an odd question because, well, I don't think there is actually a way to answer it.

The Dolphins work well in the two-minute drill. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill seems to be able to execute in that scenario, and the team has been able to move the ball and score in the past.

That assumes that the Dolphins do not curl up and try to take the ball out of Tannehill's hands. In that case, no, they will not score, they will not win the game.

If the scenario were the other way, with Miami in the lead and trying to hold on, we know how that ends - with Aaron Rodgers marching down the field and scoring with six seconds remaining. Could Tannehill direct that kind of drive? He's done it in the past, but would the coaches give him the opportunity, or would they handcuff him?

Since I don't really have an answer, I thought I would let you answer Faulk's question this week. Vote in the poll below to let us know what you think happens.

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