These Dolphins are for real

Ryan Tannehill loads up for a pass during Sunday's win over Atlanta. (Getty Images)

Ryan Tannehill loads up for a pass during Sunday's win over Atlanta. (Getty Images)

Mike Rutsey, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:33 PM ET

The Fish are for real. They are the real deal.

 

They are 3-0 and on Sunday took another major step forward with a 27-23 victory over the once-mighty Atlanta Falcons.

Once mighty but no more as, with the loss the Falcons, are 1-2 and banged-up in so many departments.

The Dolphins, meanwhile are cruising. They opened the season by downing the Cleveland Browns and that was no big deal. A week ago they took down the Indianapolis on the road, their second road win of the season and that opened a lot of eyes.

Now this.

They may have saved their best for their home opener when trailing 23-20, quarterback Ryan Tannehill completed a one-yard TD toss to rookie Dion Sims with 38 seconds left on the clock. The winning TD capped a 13-play, 75-yard drive.

Cue the pandemonium.

The Dolphins, who trailed for much of the game, moved to 3-0 for the first time since 2002.

Tannehill was a survivor in the game as, despite being sacked five times


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