It was a new wrinkle which we will see every week from our opponents until we find an answer for it. The Dolphins poorly adjusted to it last Sunday against a below average offensive line which is very concerning. Sure, we were without Wilkins, but every team has their injuries/COVID outs.
Armando Salguero (Miami Herald) wrote:
“Anytime the backs, they run like that and they get yards and we can’t defend it; that’s a lot of stress on our defense,” linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel said. “I’d say that just overall and giving up rushing touchdowns. It’s something we’ve got to improve.”
A lot of those yards came on counter-type plays to the right side with the left guard pulling as the lead blocker. The Broncos installed those runs last week.
“We had a couple new runs because of the types of fronts (Miami) plays,” Denver coach Vic Fangio said. “It was good game planning by the coaches. We had success with those, couple of them popped nicely. We had a 20-yarder by Phillip [Lindsay], a 25-yarder by (RB Melvin Gordon), just some big plays.”
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