Sunday, October 12, 2014

Mike Wallace says Dolphins need to start faster


The Miami Dolphins scored touchdowns on three straight drives in the second half Sunday, finally earning their first lead over the Green Bay Packers with just under 10 minutes to go.

Even though they were on the doorstep of a win, it was apparently too late.

An ensuing Mason Crosby field goal pulled the Packers within four points, and an Aaron Rodgers touchdown pass with just a few ticks left on the clock sealed the Dolphins' fate for a 27-24 decision.

Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace said Miami got into a "rhythm" in the post-break rally, though the Dolphins would've been better-served finding their groove before having to play catch-up.

“We’ve got to do it faster. We still had a chance to win the football game, but if we start faster we give ourselves a better chance to win instead of coming from behind and making it a dogfight," Wallace said, via "We could put ourselves ahead and make it to where we’re just building in the second half instead of trying to play catch-up.”

Wallace hauled in five catches for 67 yards and a touchdown in the losing effort, though youngster Jarvis Landry led the team with six receptions for 75 yards and a score.

The Dolphins fell to 2-3 with the loss and will travel to face the Chicago Bears next Sunday.

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