Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Dolphins have worst 3rd-down offense in NFL

31 teams in the NFL convert on third downs at least once every four tries.

The other team? Your Miami Dolphins.

Miami (0-6) is converting third downs into a new set at a 24-percent rate. For some perspective, the second-worst team in the league, the Detroit Lions, are at 28 percent. The New Orleans Saints currently have the No. 1 third-down offense, as they move the chains 58 percent of the time.

During his Wednesday press conference, Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore was asked what the team could do to be more efficient on third down.

“Make the plays,” Moore said, jokingly. “Not the answer you wanted, I know.”

Sounds like Miami has it all figured out.

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