At the risk of making it seem as if this will be an easy week for the Miami Dolphins defense I would refer you to some interesting factoids about the Oakland Raiders offense.
suck struggle a lot. The Raiders have gone nine consecutive quarters over the past three games without scoring a TD. They have not crossed the goal line the past two games. The Raiders are last in the NFL in points scored, which is the most important offensive statistic. And they are 29th in the NFL in total offense, which is ranked by yards gained per game.
2. The offense is not only unproductive but in a state of flux and confusion. According to this story the Raiders will have their third person this year calling the plays for the offense when Oakland comes to South Florida for its whipping. Fired head coach Lane Kiffin called the plays earlier this year, then offensive coordinator Greg Knapp called the plays and now, well, who knows what will happen. Yikes!
Did I mention that quarterback JaMarcus Russell has been benched? Did I mention that running back Darren McFadden is injured?
Oakland head coach Tom Cable was just on a conference call with the Miami media and was asked twice who will call the plays this week. He said he would give that information later today when he speaks to his own media. Can't wait.
So the table is set for a good day on defense for the Dolphins. We'll see how they deal with the prosperity.