If you’re the sort of person who believes that the first offensive play of the first preseason game sets the tone for the entire season, you’ve probably downgraded your expectations for the Miami Dolphins.
Running back Lamar Miller lost the handle on a handoff from quarterback Ryan Tannehill and the Cowboys recovered the fumble to end the first Dolphins possession of the year in a flash. Tannehill and company would return for two more series, but the production didn’t really take off before the first-teamers headed to the bench for the evening. Tannehill, who finished 2-for-5 for 11 yards, said after the game that he hopes it was just a case of the Dolphins getting a bad one out of their system.
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