Revisiting Dolphins over/under totals

The Miami Dolphins are in Phase 3 of their offseason program. In two months training camp will begin as the team embarks on a very important year for many within the organization.

Over the past week, ESPN.com’s Dolphins page took a look at key members of the team and provided over/under totals for each player. Here were the poll results:

1. QB Ryan Tannehill

Over/under: 4,100 passing yards

Community vote: Over

Analysis: I was surprised how overwhelming the vote was. More than 80 percent of Dolphins fans voted for the “over.” Tannehill set career highs with 3,913 yards last season. A 4,100-yard passing season would be considered a success for the third-year quarterback and could go a long way to prove he’s the long-term solution. Tannehill’s biggest challenge this offseason is learning a new offense. He had an uneven practice earlier this week, although it’s way too early to be concerned.

2. RB Knowshon Moreno

Over/under: 900 rushing yards

Community vote: Over

Analysis: Moreno is coming off his first 1,000-yard rushing season with the Denver Broncos, and Dolphins fans feel he can challenge for another 1,000 yards. The “over” got about two-thirds of the vote. Miami felt the need to get a more complete running back and signed Moreno to a one-year “show me” contract. Critics believe Moreno got most of his rushing yards due to playing with future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. Moreno will not get the same wide-open rushing lanes playing with Tannehill. Moreno still has something to prove in Miami.

3. WR Mike Wallace

Over/under: 1,100 receiving yards

Community vote: Over

Analysis: Wallace recorded 930 receiving yards last season but missed on several opportunities for deep plays with quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Dolphins fans are very confident Wallace will have a better second season in Miami. In a landslide, the “over” got approximately 77 percent of the vote for 1,100 yards. That would be a good season for Wallace in Miami, especially in a new offense under first-year offensive coordinator Bill Lazor.

4. DE Olivier Vernon

Over/under: 10 sacks

Community vote: Over

Analysis: This was the closest vote in this group. Fewer than 60 percent of Dolphins fans voted for the “over.” Vernon is coming off a career year in 2013 when he recorded 11.5 sacks, which led the Dolphins. But Vernon could be pushed for playing time this year by 2013 No. 3 overall pick Dion Jordan. Vernon is a more complete player at the moment, but Jordan has a higher ceiling. Still, Vernon has a chance to produce double-digit sacks for the first time in his career.

5. DE Cameron Wake

Over/under: 10.5 sacks

Community vote: Over

Analysis: Wake dealt with a nagging knee injury last season and finished with 8.5 sacks. But an overwhelming amount of Dolphins fans believe Wake is in for a huge, bounce-back season statistically. About 88 percent of Miami fans voted “over” for 10.5 sacks. Wake is one of the Dolphins’ best players and is consistent when healthy. He will also mentor younger pass-rushers Jordan and Vernon.