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Behind Enemy Lines: 49ers/Dolphins, Part II

Only time will tell if Tannehill right QB for job

NinersDigest's Craig Massei and DolphinDigest's Alain Poupart go Behind Enemy Lines to preview Sunday's game between the 49ers and Dolphins. What happened to the Dolphins after a promising start? Is new coach Joe Philbin the right guy for the job? How close did the Dolphins come to signing Alex Smith in the offseason? How much does the loss of Jake Long hurt Miami? These Q&As and more inside.

Craig Massei, publisher, NinersDigest.com: After a 1-3 start to the Joe Philbin era, the Dolphins rattled off three consecutive victories and were in the thick of a wide-open AFC playoff chase at 4-3 nearing midseason. Then they lost three winnable games in a row. What happened to turn Miami's fortunes, and is that a stretch that will define the Dolphins' season? They looked pretty good the past...

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