Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Dolphins thrash pitiful Giants 31-16

Looking to get back on track the Dolphins played three good quarters against the Giants before taking their foot of the gas for an unbelievably easy 31-16 win.

The Dolphins scored on an 89-yard drive on their first possession and never looked back as they rebounded from last weeks disappointing road loss in Buffalo. Tua Tagolvailoa threw for 308-yards and 2 touchdowns, while rookie sensation De’Von Achane racked up 151 yards and a touchdown on just 11 carries.


The only real negative from the game was another 2 interceptions from Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa. Coach Mike McDaniel tried to put a positive slant on the issue after the game, saying, “Sometimes the messy games are my favorite with regard to that stuff. You turn the ball over, that’s hard. But the best way to separate yourself is to be able to come back from that and progress forward.”

Meanwhile the Giants horrible start to the season continued.

NY Giants HC Brian Daboll wasn’t happy after the game. “Look, you don’t want to lose. “You work extremely hard to put yourself in a good position, so after games, it’s certainly disappointing with all the effort you put into it. So 24-hour rule – you get back in, learn from the stuff, and then you have to move on.”

New York GiantsMiami Dolphins
1st Downs1522
Passing 1st downs1014
Rushing 1st downs38
1st downs from penalties20
3rd down efficiency5-173-8
4th down efficiency1-20-0
Total Plays6854
Total Yards268524
Total Drives911
Yards per Play3.99.7
Yards per pass4.79.7
Interceptions thrown02
Sacks-Yards Lost7-221-6
Rushing Attempts2923
Yards per rush2.99.7
Red Zone (Made-Att)0-22-3
Fumbles lost01
Interceptions thrown02
Defensive / Special Teams TDs10

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