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6th seed in the AFC this year, Miami seemed unlikely to reach the playoffs this year after going 1-4 in their first 5 games. However, after a huge win in Week 6 against none other than Pittsburgh themselves, they seemed a completely different team. Jay Ajayi has seemed unstoppable throughout this season and has matured into one of the league’s finest running backs throughout the season; it would require a heroic stand by Pittsburgh’s front seven to neutralise him. However, if they manage it could be their ticket to the next round of the playoffs. If Tannehill and Landry can connect and provide Ajayi with support, then we will see the dolphins make some big plays I have no doubt.