January 24 2018

Saints vs Dolphins: Game Pick - Can Saints sink Dolphins?

January 24 2018, 01:58 | Sammy Rose

Source Mark Lagrange

Source Mark Lagrange

Kickoff is set for 8:30 a.m. You can hear the game on 560 WQAM and KISS 99-9. The Saints are a 3-point favorite, according to Vegas Insider. New Orleans hasn't been dominant on offense, but found a stride over the last two games.

Dolphins: The home debut, at last, against the Tennessee Titans - Miami's latest opener since 1987.

The Dolphins' head coach Gase withdrew Ajayi for the final throes of the game, and although he will take away memories of catching up with friends and family - in the region of 40 were in the crowd - they had failed in their over-arching mission to put right the wrongs from last weekend.

"I was getting bored of soccer over here, to be fair", said Wright, whose first game was the last time the Saints played at Wembley in 2008 against the San Diego Chargers.

Too many National Football League coaches are getting by with whatever they've got at quarterback.

In the process, the 2-2 Saints have completely rebooted their season heading into the Week 5 bye.

The last thing they want is another road trip after being displaced by Hurricane Irma. Running the ball. In week one Ajayi rushed for over 100 yards but last week he found no running room against the Jets in NY.

Can the Dolphins overcome their travel situation?


"Nobody cares", guard Jermon Bushrod said.

Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams are both dealing with slow starts and injuries that might affect them all season. If you lose, that's all anybody cares about.

He did play, in a 24-18 win over the Bucs.

Drew Brees threw two touchdowns for the Saints in front of 84,423 fans at Wembley. Their only victory being 31-13 against the Carolina Panthers.

Rookie running back Leonard Fournette has carried the ball on Jacksonville's first play in all three games and welcomes the role as the team's tone-setter. "(But) certainly to be at this position, starting off the way we did, is encouraging. He's the NFL's only skill player from Britain. Fox caught Jay Ajayi shouting after a failed Dolphins drive. For the players, perhaps the biggest challenge of playing in London is adjusting to the time change, with England being five hours ahead of the Eastern time zone.

Ajayi expects to have at least 30 friends and relatives at the game. Week 4 presented an opportunity to get right, in London against the New Orleans Saints.

Powell has 72 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries, but showed last season he can take over games.

"What I saw [this week] was a group of guys that were ready to come out to practice and do what they've been doing all year", said Gase. "This is the first time my three youngest siblings have ever been to London". The mixture of young talent like Marshon Lattimore and Ken Crawley, who picked off Cutler in the first quarter, together with the veteran presence of Cam Jordan and a maturing AJ Klein is giving the Saints some hope on defense, where there has been little for so long.

The linebacker was a third-round pick by the Saints in this year's draft and has been a starter for the team all season. The Dolphins were unable to get any offense going on the ground or through the air. Let's not forget that Drew Brees loves to pass the football in spots and Snead is the best receiver to get it done.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report. Payton has been playing that matter close to the vest.

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