Dolphins Blow Out Falcons 37-17 In Lone Home Preseason Game

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Dolphins were backmost location Saturday nighttime without a capableness bounds connected fans for the archetypal clip since the extremity of the 2019 season.

Led by backmost Tua Tagovailoa, they didn’t fto the fans down.

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A 37-17 thrashing of the Atlanta Falcons saw galore players travel up with large games.

Tua Tagovailoa #1 of the Miami Dolphins throws a walk against the Atlanta Falcons during a preseason crippled astatine Hard Rock Stadium connected August 21, 2021 successful Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Linebacker Sam Eguavon was the antiaircraft prima of the night.

He had 4 sacks, the astir by a Dolphins players successful a preseason crippled successful astir 2 decades, 11 tackles, recorded a information with 1 of the sacks and knocked the Falcons backmost retired of the game.

It was a lengthy database of accomplishments for a subordinate trying to marque the roster.

Defensive backmost Nik Needham had different productive crippled arsenic well.

On offense, each 3 quarterbacks threw touchdown passes.

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Head manager Brian Flores of the Miami Dolphins looks connected arsenic trainers thin to Jaylen Waddle #17 who was injured connected the play during a preseason crippled against the Atlanta Falcons astatine Hard Rock Stadium connected August 21, 2021 successful Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

And with a agelong database of receivers retired with injuries, the Dolphins had nary problems due to the fact that different receivers similar Jaylen Waddle, Kirk Merritt and Mack Hollins had bully games. Running backmost Myles Gaskin had 2 touchdowns – 1 connected the crushed and helium caught 1 from Tagovailoa.

Miami Dolphins moving backmost Myles Gaskin (37) scores Miami Dolphins 2nd interaction down during the NFL Football lucifer betwixt the Miami Dolphins and Atlanta Falcons connected August 21, 2021 astatine Hard Rock Stadium successful Miami, FL. (Photo by Andrew Bershaw/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Keep successful mind, Atlanta did not play galore of its starters. But this was inactive a beardown Dolphins effort.

Coach Brian Flores continues to play his starters successful preseason games portion galore teams beryllium them out. His philosophy: “We don’t play frightened and I don’t manager scared.”

The Dolphins besides person galore young players truthful they request to get crippled acquisition successful the preseason.

After a 10-6 turnaround play past twelvemonth nether Flores, the manager surely deserves the payment of the uncertainty arsenic helium has proven to person his digit connected the pulse of this team.

The Dolphins wrapper up the preseason adjacent Sunday successful Cincinnati astatine 4 p.m.

You tin drawback that last preseason crippled close present connected CBS4. It’s a nationalist broadcast, truthful Jason Taylor, Kim Bokamper and Steve Goldstein won’t beryllium connected the broadcast. Thanks for watching the archetypal 2 preseason games arsenic our CBS4 section broadcast.

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Check backmost aboriginal this week for a crippled preview of the preseason finale.

Steven "Goldie" Goldstein

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