Adding to that were a couple of two hour weather delays, putting a damper on developing any kind of rhythm in the game.
"I know he has our back", Stills said. "I wasn't as sharp as I'd like to be".
"The coaching staff and players and staff - everybody does a good job of trying to figure out the solution", coach Adam Gase said Monday.
Miami increased its lead to 10-3 when the teams eventually returned to the field.
"It's just that he knows this offense well enough and he's been in it for three years now", Gase said of Tannehill. "I was just trying to make him aware of it".
"I thought it was late and low, but that's not a decision for me to make", said Mariota, who motioned to a nearby official after absorbing the hit. "It feels right. It feels like we're headed in the right direction".
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"The second one was even more wild because we were sitting there, told it was probably going to be 7:30, and come in at 6:30 and they say 'you're on the field in 10 minutes.' You can imagine there was a lot of scrambling to get ready to go".
The Dolphins feel like they have their true franchise QB on the field again.
"Being able to see him on the practice squad a year ago and see what he did in Houston in his time there practicing against us and some of the stuff that he did was excited to be able to get him and tell (general manager) Jon (Robinson) that this is somebody that we think can help us", Vrabel said. "Really, there has been a huge difference between when we first started protesting and now".
Sunday's return wasn't ideal. That included a 102-yard kickoff return by Jakeem Grant and a 75-yard touchdown pass from Tannehill to Kenny Stills, as well as a 54-yard interception return by Reshad Jones that helped seal the win.
"I wasn't as sharp as I like to be", he said.
"It's been a steady climb for him since we got here and where he is now, where he has more control of the offense", Gase said.