Poll: How many games will Dolphins win this season?
- How far can Ryan Tannehill take the Dolphins offense in 2013?
- Miami Dolphins
- Cleveland Browns
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Comment: Dolphins defense is too much for Brandon Weeden. If they don't win this one, this opening five-game stretch will threaten to sink the season.
Prediction: Dolphins 17, Browns 13
Comment: New offensive pieces struggle to gell for Ryan Tannehill, but defense bails out team with dominating performance.
Prediction: Dolphins 24, Browns 21
Comment: This game is on the Dolphins’ offensive and defensive line because Miami must establish a rushing attack to lighten Ryan Tannehill’s load, and the defensive line needs to contain Trent Richardson and hound quarterback Brandon Weeden to secure a victory.
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Prediction: Dolphins 16, Browns 13
Comment: The Browns will be fired up for their season opener at home, but this is a winnable game for the Dolphins. And considering the four-game stretch that follows - at Indianapolis, vs. Atlanta, at New Orleans, vs. Baltimore - the Dolphins need this victory.
Prediction: Dolphins 20, Browns 16
Comment: The defense leads the way, establishing a pattern for the season. Have no idea what the offense will do; they’re a wildcard.
Prediction: Dolphins 17, Browns 6
Comment: The defense is primed to have a big season, and as brutal as the schedule is for the Dolphins the first five weeks, this matchup is favorable. The biggest question that lingers is whether the offensive line can hold its own.