Fins Must Hit The Ground Running Against The Colts

CBS Miami

DAVIE (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins left Cleveland with a victory last Sunday, but there was one glaring problem with the team’s offense, the running game, or lack thereof.

Miami ran the ball 23 times against the Browns and managed just 20 yards on the ground. Starting running back Lamar Miller had 10 carries for three yards while backup Daniel Thomas ran the ball eight times for 14 yards.

The performance was every bit as ugly as those numbers show. But quarterback Ryan Tannehill bailed out the offense with a strong performance, 24-38, 272 yards, one touchdown, one interception. But the Fins know they can’t expect to win in the league without running the ball.

“Rushing for 20 yards, we’re not going to win many games that way,” center Mike Pouncey told CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

Looking at the Browns game, the Dolphins struggled the most running behind…

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