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What Happened Here? Week 9, Oakland Raiders Edition

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Film doesn’t lie, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a rich discussion to be had.

Oakland Raiders v Miami Dolphins Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images

Here’s the gist of our new Phinsider series: we look at game tape as a Miami Dolphins family - and instead of just blindly accepting someone else’s conclusions, we form our own.

The Oakland Raiders were able to sneak out of Hard Rock Stadium with a 27-24 victory Sunday Night, and unfortunately, the pass defense took its share of lumps over the course of the night, whether it be a 3rd down conversion or big play.

Our coverage/pass rush interplay is the one component of “What Happened Here?” that we haven’t discussed yet, so it’s time to get to the Jared Cook for the Hall of Fame tape. I found a play where there wasn’t a penalty...

Context: 1st and 10, 7:28 left in the 2nd quarter, Dolphins up 6-3.

Here’s a look at the back end...

Here’s a look at the pass rush...

What happened here? Why couldn’t we stop this play?

Poll

We couldn’t stop this play because...

This poll is closed

  • 7%
    No interior pass rush
    (21 votes)
  • 1%
    No edge pass rush
    (4 votes)
  • 87%
    Kiko gets confused/poor communication
    (231 votes)
  • 2%
    Shut up, SUTTON. I don’t care if he was OPEN, I want your mouth CLOSED.
    (7 votes)
263 votes total Vote Now