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Knowshon Moreno strikes back, runs over Patriots in Dolphins win

The Dolphins' new weapon emerged in their 33-20 upset of the Patriots.

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Former Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno had a message for the AFC on opening Sunday.

Look out, I'm coming.

Moreno, now a member of the Miami Dolphins, had one of the best performances of his career Sunday, rushing for 134 yards on 24 carries (5.6 yard average) and a touchdown. He led the Dolphins to a somewhat-shocking 33-20 upset over the New England Patriots.

In typical Moreno fashion, he ground out those yards, enjoying a long of just 15 yards.

The performance gave some Broncos fans a sense of seller's remorse.

Moreno has been a Patriots-killer since a year ago, when he rushed for over 220 yards against New England with the Broncos. Despite his efforts, Denver lost that game (in overtime, thanks to a number of backup RB fumbles). Again, in typical Moreno fashion, his long was 18 yards.

The Broncos face the Dolphins in Week 12 at home. If healthy, Moreno will be looking for some Mile High revenge.