It seemed to have done the trick: Miami won 27-20.
Three-time Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker will have surgery on his right ankle in the next few days, and Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel said the Titans will decide if the veteran might be able to return later this season. The second weather delay lasted more than two hours.
The injury took place with just under four minutes to left in the fourth quarter.
Tennessee's top two draft picks also are linebackers, and Rashaan Evans and Harold Landry both missed the opener with injuries. The pass was tipped and caught by the Dolphins' Kiko Alonso.
Fales, a backup for the Dolphins last season, and Luke Falk, a rookie who the Dolphins invited for pre-draft workouts earlier this year, were inactive for Sunday's game.
However, the Dolphins came up with a goal-line stand.
Stills iced the Dolphins' win when he torched Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler for a 75-yard touchdown from Tannehill with 10:22 remaining, giving Miami a 24-10 advantage. Kenny Stills capped off the 5:21 drive with a 10-yard touchdown grab from Tannehill in the front right corner of the end zone.
The Dolphins play at the New York Jets next Sunday.
Mariota threw interceptions on back-to-back pass attempts and was removed again. During the run-back, defensive end Andre Branch made a crack-back block on Lewan, flooring him and setting off a brief skirmish between the teams.
In 2017, Hurricane Irma postponed their Week 1 contest, forcing them to play 16 consecutive games without a bye week.
The Titans struggles in the loss to Miami is hard to take.
The Titans attempted to mount a comeback with a 94-yard touchdown return from Darius Jennings on the ensuing kickoff. On a first-and-10 play for the Titans, Blaine Gabbert hit Walker on a crossing route that went for a 15-yard gain.
They wanted to talk about a lot of drama and I'm sure a lot teams have things like that, but ours is just to the 10th degree. Brady seems refreshed with his break away from the team and video ends with Brady saying he wants to play until he's 45.
Sergio Ramos insists his "conscience is clear" when it comes to Mohamed Salah ahead of Spain's clash with England on Saturday. In early July, he was named Spain's new head coach after Fernando Hierro stepped down.
Erdogan called on Putin and Rouhani to agree to a ceasefire in Idlib, saying such an accord would be a "victory" of their summit. He called on all militants in Syria to disarm and seek a peaceful end to the conflict.
The couple claimed they had spent about half the money on Bobbitt, but stopped giving him cash because he was using drugs. GoFundMe and the law firm representing Bobbitt said he will receive all the money raised for him.
Hours later, the men left the United Kingdom on a flight from Heathrow to Moscow - two days after they had arrived at Gatwick. In her proclamation, Mrs May said: "The GRU is a highly-disciplined organisation with a well-established chain of command".
Numerous contingency firelines on the eastern side of the Hirz Fire may be used in the efforts to control the Delta Fire . Follow the Shasta County Sheriff's Facebook page: "www.facebook.com/Shasta-County-Sheriffs-Office-1527637610823075/".
Florence has been moving more toward the west and slightly northwest, potentially making direct landfall coming in from the east. Tropical Storm Florence was upgraded to a hurricane on Sunday morning by the National Hurricane Center.
Alibaba, which reported almost $40 billion in revenue previous year , says it has an annual active customer base of 524 million. Alibaba raised $5 million from investors including Goldman Sachs and $20 million from Japan's Softbank in 1999.
According to reports in Italy , the north London club tried to sign the 21-year-old on deadline day but failed with a £36m bid. Chris Smalling believes that Manchester United have always been soft targets for critics whenever there are any minor lapses.
Earlier Monday, coastal communities in North Carolina ordered evacuations, and SC ordered evacuations for its entire coastline. As of noon ET Monday, Florence was moving at 13 mph, some 575 miles south-southeast of Bermuda the hurricane center said .
Hurricane and storm surge warnings are in effect for George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone, and counties. The last hurricane to strike the USA was Nate in October, coming ashore in Biloxi with 75 miles per hour (120 kph) winds.
Trump's China tariffs will hit our products hard: Apple
Tariffs, in theory, will make US-made products cheaper than imported ones, so encourage consumers to buy American. The National Association of Retailers immediately announced its opposition to the possibility of new tariffs.
Serena Williams fined $17,000 for US Open meltdown
This includes $4,000 for a coaching violation, $3,000 for slamming her racket and $10,000 for the supposed "verbal abuse". Mari, who suffered an injury early in her career, is now ranked 367 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
Tesla shares drop after Elon Musk appears to smoke marijuana
Tesla's stock had only just ended a seven-day losing streak on Thursday, with one analyst praising the company's recent execution. A request Friday for an interview with Musk for this article, through Tesla's media affairs office, had not received a reply .
Deadly quake and landslides hit Japan
Jebi, the strongest typhoon to hit the country in 25 years, killed at least 10 people and caused widespread damage and disruption. In the small, rural town of Atsuma, more than 20 people remained missing on Friday after landslides wrecked and buried houses.
Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis
Thiem was a straight sets victor over fifth-seed Kevin Anderson to set up a repeat of French Open final, where Nadal triumphed. Moving head-to-head in the thrilling clash, the tie-breaker in the decisive set seemed to be the fitting end of the match.