And now Ajayi’s 62-yard touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Hard Rock Stadium on Oct. 16 has been voted by fans as the Dolphins’ top run of the 2016 season.
The run earned 51 percent of the votes on Facebook and 46 percent of the votes on Twitter after the four candidates were shown last week on Dolphins Daily to beat out three other worthy candidates. Ajayi’s 57-yard run in overtime at Buffalo came in second on both social sites, followed by
The 30-15 victory against Pittsburgh on Oct. 16 started a 9-2 run to end the season that put the Dolphins in the playoffs.
The Dolphins had all but sealed the victory when
On first down, Ajayi took a handoff from
The touchdown helped Ajayi finish the game with 204 rushing yards, giving him his first of three 200-yard performances on the season.
“It felt great,” Ajayi said after the game. “It was funny because the running backs were just pushing me like, you’re not done, keep pushing, keep working. My boy Drake, he kept telling me, go get 200 if you can, go get it, you’re not done with it. At the end of the game, I was just thinking we’ll get the first down and that’ll be it, but it opened up and I wasn’t going to let anyone catch me.”