“Cam Smith Shines as Dolphins Defense Dominates Falcons in Preseason Victory”

By | August 12, 2023



The Miami Dolphins showcased their depth in a preseason victory against the Atlanta Falcons. Wide receiver Dez White and quarterback Skylar Thompson connected with eleven different players for passes. On defense, linebacker Channing Tindall led the team with nine tackles and a sack. Rookie cornerback Cam Smith made key plays, including a diving pass breakup and a tackle for loss. The Dolphins’ preseason continues on August 19 against the Houston Texans. Carter Owen reported

A variety of players, including both White and quarterback Skylar Thompson, contributed to the success of the team by catching passes during the game. On the defensive side, notable performances were seen from Channing Tindall, who led the team in tackles with nine, and undrafted rookies Garrett Nelson and Mitchell Agude, who each secured a sack. Additionally, cornerback Cam Smith, a second-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, showcased his skills with a diving pass breakup that forced the Falcons to punt. Smith continued to impress later in the game by tripping up Falcons running back Carlos Washington Jr., resulting in a three-yard loss and a fourth down. Another rookie, safety Keidron Smith, made a crucial end zone pass deflection, further contributing to the Dolphins’ success. White completed 9 out of 14 passes for 85 yards, while Thompson completed 10 out of 16 passes for 104 yards. The Dolphins’ next game will be against the Houston Texans on August 19 at NRG Stadium, airing on NFL Network and CBS Miami..