Dolphins drop 70 points on Broncos in record day

Marcel Louis-Jacques, ESPNSep 24, 2023, 04:32 PM ET

CloseMarcel Louis-Jacques joined ESPN in 2019 as a beat reporter covering the Buffalo Bills, before switching to the Miami Dolphins in 2021. The former Carolina Panthers beat writer for the Charlotte Observer won the APSE award for breaking news and the South Carolina Press Association award for enterprise writing in 2018.

MIAMI — Dolphins running back De’Von Achane had a few text messages to answer after Sunday’s 70-20 win over the Denver Broncos. Actually, it was closer to 100, the rookie clarified.

In the first prominent role of his career, the third-round pick compiled 233 total yards and four touchdowns, including 203 rushing yards on 18 carries. He was asked after the game whether he had more total yards or notifications on his phone.

“Oh, notifications for sure,” he said with a smile before darting out of the news conference room.

In one of the most lopsided games in NFL history, the Dolphins put up 726 yards as the league’s best offense went berserk in its home opener. The point total marked a new franchise record and the most points any NFL team has scored since Washington scored 72 against the New York Giants in 1966.

In total,



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