Dolphins Fall 16-10 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
The Falcons were Pre-Season Week 1 winners on Friday, coming out on top of the Dolphins by a score of 16-10 at Georgia Dome.
The Falcons were a -3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 37.
T.J. Yates completed 7 of 16 pass attempts for 127 yards and 0 TDs for the Falcons in the win.
Mike Gillislee rushed for 30 yards for Miami, while Lamar Miller added 11 yards. Ryan Tannehill threw for 62 yards for the Dolphins, while receivers Brett Brackett and Rishard Matthews had 57 and 40 yards respectively.
Miami was outgained by Atlanta 372-229 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-12 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Atlanta as their offense was on the field for 33:02, longer than the 26:58 of their opponents.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Texans. The Dolphins will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.