Three Things on the
Tannehill stayed upbeat throughout, talking in the huddle during the final possession about how much fun the postgame celebration would be after the Dolphins went down and scored.
Three quick completions put them on the 50 at the two-minute warning, trailing by three, but the Dolphins stalled from there and fell to 4-4.
There would be no complaining from the kid, even as he played through a painful left knee injury.
"He handled it like a champ," Dolphins left guard
Thing 2: So much for the Dolphins being one of the league's top teams in third-down defense.
The Colts converted six third downs of 10 yards or longer, burning the Dolphins when needing 10, 11, 12, 14, 16 and even 22 yards.
At least twice, those completions were made well short of the first-down marker, but first
The second of those came on a third-and-11 from the Colts 5, when Colts tight end Dwyane Allen shook loose for a 20-yard pickup. The Colts, given a reprieve, marched down for what proved to be the winning points on
"We didn't finish," defensive end
Thing 3: Luck's 433-yard explosion tied for the fourth-biggest passing day against the Dolphins in franchise history.
Proud to say I've been in attendance for three of those four games. The only one I missed was O'Brien's, which went to overtime.