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Game matchups: Dolphins offense/49ers defense

Stifling SF defense will likely force Miami to air

NinersDigest's Craig Massei and DolphinDigest's Alain Poupart break down the matchups of Sunday's inter-conference battle between the 49ers and Miami Dolphins. Here we take a look at what to watch when the Miami offense is on the field.

Dolphins run offense vs. 49ers run defense For the past four seasons, the focus of the Dolphins offense was the running game, but that changed with the arrival of head coach Joe Philbin and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. That said, the Dolphins would love for the running game to produce consistently and take some pressure off rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Unfortunately for the Dolphins... Recommended Stories