Week three featured some wild finishes and a big comeback. But did any of these outcomes have an effect on the most recent edition of the 2019 NFL Energy Rankings?
Miami Dolphins -three
Final week: L, 31-six at DAL
Final rank: 32nd
Recap: Outscored a combined 102-10 in dwelling losses to the Ravens and Patriots, Brian Flores’ group hit the road for the initially time in ’19 to face a Cowboys’ group that place 31-plus points on the board in the course of their undefeated start out. The Dolphins produced additional news final week when they opted to deal defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Steelers. And it would be Josh Rosen at quarterback for Brian Flores’ group in this clash with Dallas. He would leave the game briefly and at some point returned. Regardless, there had been no touchdowns for the ‘Fins for the second straight week. Meanwhile, Miami’s shoddy defense surrendered 476 total yards, such as 235 on the ground.
Subsequent Week: The ‘Fins battle a 2018 playoff group for the fourth time in as a lot of weeks as the group plays host to the Chargers for the initially time considering the fact that 2014. It is the sixth clash involving the clubs in seven seasons dating back to 2013, with Miami prevailing in 4 of the final 5 meetings, the most recent a 19-17 win at Los Angeles in ’17.
Playoff hopes: If only the Dolphins had been piling up wins like they are future draft options. And what a distinction a September tends to make? Because opening final season with 3 wins, the club is a dismal four-12 and riding a six-game losing streak dating back to Week 15 of 2018. It is tough to think that the team’s final win came more than the Patriots.
New York Jets -three
Final week: L, 30-14 at NE
Final rank: 26th
Recap: The Green and White would start out their third unique quarterback in as a lot of games as Sam Darnold remained sidelined due to illness and Trevor Siemian was lost for the season final Monday evening. So it would be Luke Falk at the controls at Foxborough, a spot exactly where the Jets had dropped eight straight dating back to 2011 and had failed to score a touchdown in their final 3 appearances. Immediately after 15 minutes of play, the group was down 13- and outgained 164-14 in total yardage. The final score shows that Adam Gase’s club fell by “only” 16 points. But it was the defense and unique teams that offered all the points. The Jets had been -for-12 on third-down conversions.
Subsequent Week: Gase’s club gets the week off and the group is of course hoping that Darnold can return to the field the identical time that his group does in Week five, which capabilities a brief trip to Philadelphia to face the talented Eagles. For what it is worth, the Jets are -10 lifetime in the course of the typical season vs. the franchise from the City of Brotherly Appreciate.
Playoff hopes: The final time the Jets lost their initially 3 games was back in 2003, when the club opened -four. And dating back to the club’s three-three start out in 2018, the Green and White is a miserable 1-12 in its final 13 outings. Maybe Gase and business can get some points figured out more than the subsequent handful of weeks. A wholesome Darnold would support.