Gesicki Snags Pair of Tagovailoa Touchdown Passes During Loss to Chiefs



Miami limited conclude Mike Gesicki grabs a move in double protection for a landing during the fourth quarter of the Dolphins’ 33-27 loss to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on Dec. 13. (Courtesy Miami Dolphins)
Going by Sunday’s clash with the Kansas Town Chiefs, Mike Gesicki is rapidly becoming a popular focus on for Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
Tagovailoa related with the previous Southern Regional Large College star athlete for a landing late in the to start with quarter to give Miami a 7- direct and afterwards tossed a different TD pass to the 3rd-yr limited finish from Manahawkin as the Dolphins mounted a comeback bid right before slipping shorter, 33-27, at Hard Rock Stadium on Dec. 13.
For the game, Gesicki ended up with 5 receptions for 65 yards (13 yards for each catch), pushing his season totals to 44 receptions and 602 yards, a new one-time mark for him, and six touchdowns, which leads Miami’s obtaining crew.
Immediately after Miami started out possession with 4:25 left in the first quarter, Tagovailoa done a 14-lawn pass to Gesicki on next-and-9 to bring the ball to Kansas City’s 31-lawn line, then on 1st-and-intention from the 7, Tagovailoa rolled remaining and found Gesicki by himself 2 yards from the conclude zone, exactly where Gesicki turned and quickly punched it in for 6 details with 1:35 remaining.
The Dolphins fell driving the Chiefs by 20 points, 30-10, heading into the fourth quarter right before Miami roared back. On the team’s opening generate of the fourth, Tagovailoa fired a 13-garden strike to Gesicki for a to start with down on the Miami 31 and culminated the travel with a 29-garden pass down the center, when Gesicki fended off a protection and snagged the ball in double protection for the rating.
Regretably, Gesicki remaining the video game a limited time afterwards with a shoulder personal injury and did not return.
A week earlier all through a 19-7 gain around the Cincinnati Bengals, Gesicki had nine receptions for 88 yards and a TD – Tagovailoa strike him on a 5-yard scoring move in the 3rd quarter for Miami’s only touchdown of the contest. For the duration of the 20-3 victory around the New York Jets on Nov. 29, Gesicki had a pair of catches for 35 yards and a landing, that time on a 13-garden strike from veteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick in the next quarter.
So far this season, Gesicki has at the very least a person reception in 12 of the Dolphins’ 13 online games. Miami has 3 video games left on its plan – Dec. 20 towards New England, Dec. 26 at Las Vegas and Jan. 3 in Buffalo.  —D.B.

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