Osweiler, Dolphins squander chances for TDs vs. Packers

Osweiler, Dolphins squander chances for TDs vs. Packers

With Jones' emergence to join Rodgers and Adams, the Packers hope they have the firepower for back-to-back road tests against Seattle and Minnesota. But with a mad Aaron Rodgers after the last two weeks, it'll be hard for the Dolphins to pull off the upset. He added three catches for 27 yards.

Is it the 18 games he's had Ryan Tannehill as the Dolphins' starting quarterback the past three seasons?

Here's an fantastic stat: Jones has gained 317 yards on 39 attempts on 1st-and-10 this season, good for an average of 8.1 yards per carry.

Jones' running supplied desperately needed balance to an offense that has played fitfully all season.

"It puts the defense in a bind; it puts them to where they've got to load up that box and it allows us to have more opportunities outside", said Adams, who has seen increased double-teams this season.

"The more carries you get, I feel like the better you're going to get and the more of a game flow you get in", Jones said.

That's not exactly the formula the Green Bay Packers like to follow. The Packers will surely know this, so Jones should get a comfortable amount of carries - he ran the football 26 times combined against the Rams and Patriots and piled up 161 yards on the ground.

As usual, the Packers return game was also hampered by penalties when they did try to run make kick and punt returns.

Rodgers was 19-for-28 passing for 199 yards and two touchdowns. MVS made six catches, while Adams made four receptions and grabbed both touchdown passes.

Asked about the difference in the red zone, Rodgers said, "Really running the ball I think, because we've been throwing it so many times in the red zone".

Jones previously won the award past year after rushing for 131 yards and a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints. He broke a tie with Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton. Green Bay took advantage of the field position gift and marched 60 yards in just 2:10 to push their lead back up to nine.

Perhaps Jones can repeat it on a short week because he wasn't beaten up much by the Dolphins.

Miami started one drive at midfield after recovering Tramon Williams' fumbled punt return. "Guys with vision to the football, which means you always have to be smart about your eye discipline". "Every time we touch the ball as an offensive unit, every series I expect to score a touchdown", Osweiler said. Rodgers has been playing solidly despite the left knee injury he suffered in the opener, but he needs help.

Kentrell Brice was limited at midweek with a knee injury, while Jermaine Whitehead was released this week.

Gase and Tannehill hope the starting quarterback can return after the upcoming bye week to play at Indianapolis on November 25.