The Miami Dolphins (4-8) put on a show Sunday afternoon against the Oakland Raiders (7-5), who had come into the game winning three consecutive games to take control of the AFC West. On the field at Sun Life Stadium, it looked like the Dolphins were the team that was in control right from the start! Winning four of their last five games, Miami is playing and executing like a team challenging for playoff contention!
Behind Enemy Lines: Breaking Down The Raiders
By: Daniel Gonzalez-Quevedo
What do you know about the 7-4 Oakland Raiders? They’re quietly in first place in the AFC West and if the season were to end today, they would be hosting a playoff game. Despite having all-pro running back, Darren McFadden, missing four games with a sprained foot, players such as Michael Bush and Carson Palmer have stepped up their game and the squad has managed to go on a three game winning streak.
The Oakland Raiders (7-4) travel to Sun Life Stadium on Sunday as the Miami Dolphins (3-8) look to rebound from a Thanksgiving Day loss to the Dallas Cowboys. The Raiders are coming off of a five point victory over the Chicago Bears riding the right leg of kicker Sebastian Janikowski, who set a franchise record of six field goals, and the 301 yards of passing from quarterback Carson Palmer.
One of the highest honors an NFL player can receive for his performance during the year is selection to the Pro Bowl. This season, several Dolphins players are in contention and so we asked a couple of our experts to weigh in on which Fins they think should be Hawaii-bound the week before Super Bowl XLV…
Let’s start with the easiest choice: Cameron Wake.