5 takeaways from the Dolphins Week 6 loss to the Jaguars in London

Week 6, the Miami Dolphins suffered their fifth straight loss. The Jacksonville Jaguars won in heartbreaking fashion to secure their first win of this season.

The Jaguars, who hadn’t made a field goal entering the contest, had kicker Matthew Wright make two 50-plus attempts late in the fourth quarter to secure a 23-20 victory.

Miami must address the issues they have quickly or they will continue to spiral. They don’t even own a draft pick to look forward too.

These are five lessons from the Dolphins fifth loss of the season.

The Dolphins are now one of the worst NFL teams. Even with all the injuries they’re dealing with, this is the case.

Miami ranks near the bottom of nearly all categories and hasn’t had the most difficult schedule.

Despite the Dolphins bringing back their starting quarterback from injury reserve, they could not pull off a win and now face a lost season.

Tagovailoa was solid in his first game back. Although he wasn’t a game-breaker he did his best to do what was asked.

The quarterback completed 33-of-47 pass attempts for 329 yards with two touchdowns, and one interception.

While Tagovailoa will be criticized for his decision to run instead of running and his poor interception, he was still good enough to win today’s game.

The game was all about decision-making and play-calling. Brian Flores, the head coach, faced some difficult challenges, both of which were very questionable given the situation, time of the game and call on the field.

George Godsey also deserves some of the blame. His offense was very erratic. He would hum for a few minutes and then shut down completely. Poor play-calling is the reason. There shouldn’t be situations where you’re throwing a screen pass on a second-and-20 or running out of shotgun on fourth-and-short with the game on the line.

There will be many people who need to do the job of someone else, and that’s not unjustifiable.

Positive events occur when Waddle or Gesicki touch a ball.

This week they combined for 18 receptions for 185 yards and two touchdowns. This type of production without garbage time from your top targets will often result in wins.

Waddle is able to move open and make defenders miss, and Gesicki should be the two first options Tagovailoa considers after a snap.

It was the Jaguars so people will tell you that it’s hard to get excited. You can only play the teams that are on your schedule.

The revamped offensive line of the Dolphins kept Tagovailoa away from his back. They didn’t allow one sack for their first year. They had allowed at least two in each contest thus far.

There were some plays where Tagovailoa was getting the line in his face. He was able either to release the ball quickly, or run free. They weren’t perfect, however. These are the little things that must be noticed with a group that was poor the first four weeks.

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