4 keys to victory for the Buffalo Bills in Week 3 against the Miami Dolphins

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Own the line of scrimmage with a four-man rush

Being able to win at the point of attack without committing extra defenders is always important, but it will be uber important for the Bills this week when accounting for their opponent and the Bills’ injury issues in the back end.

The Dolphins made some off-season improvements to their offensive line, but they have still struggled to run the ball so far in 2022. However, the pass blocking has held up enough for Tua Tagovailoa to launch the ball deep down the field to Jaylen Waddle and Tyreek Hill.

In a game where they could be without Micah Hyde, Jordan Poyer, and Dane Jackson, this Bills pass rush must step up as the main line of defense and collapse the pocket before Tua can find one of his star wideouts deep down the field.

With plenty of new faces on the Dolphins’ offensive line, there should be some matchups on the right side of the offensive line that the Bills can take advantage of. Greg Rousseau and the Bills’ rotation of defensive tackles project to have a favorable matchup against right tackle Greg Little and right guard Robert Hunt. On the left side of the line, prepare to watch the best against the best as Von Miller faces three-time Pro Bowler Terron Armstead.