The Dolphins tried to move away from Jay Ajayi for several months. The team pushed hard for free agent C.J. Anderson during the shopping season; drafted third-round back Kenyan Drake; and eventually settled on Arian Foster as a look-see veteran signee. Journeyman Isaiah Pead was around for a while. Heck - From Yahoo Sports
Ajayi’s 204-yard breakout in Week 6 was treated with heavy fantasy skepticism — no one wants to be the sucker, the lemming that buys into a mediocre player off a fluke game.
This is the way you want your back to have success — jab, jab, jab, then the occasional uppercut.
Those 200-yard rushing games are rarities in the NFL, and it’s especially rare to see a player do it in back-to-back weeks.
Heck, I had no personal stake in the story — zero Ajayi shares — but I couldn’t help but get caught up in the excitement.
Although Gordon was held to 3.1 yards per carry again — about what we’ve come to expect — he punched in two short touchdowns, and added 6-53-1 through the air.