Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots

November 3, 1996

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Miami Dolphins 7 7 3 6 23
New England Patriots 7 7 7 21 42

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
7:20 NE TD Curtis Martin 1 run (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 7, Mia 0
13:33 Mia TD Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 4 run (Joe Nedney Kick) NE 7, Mia 7
2nd Quarter
7:09 Mia TD Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 3 run (Joe Nedney Kick) Mia 14, NE 7
14:56 NE TD Curtis Martin 1 run (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 14, Mia 14
3rd Quarter
3:33 Mia FG FG Joe Nedney 39 Mia 17, NE 14
6:43 NE TD Ben Coates 23 pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 21, Mia 17
4th Quarter
7:30 NE TD Ben Coates 84 pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 28, Mia 17
9:13 NE TD Sam Gash 5 pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 35, Mia 17
12:24 NE TD Curtis Martin 2 run (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 42, Mia 17
14:05 Mia TD O.J. McDuffie 29 pass from Craig Erickson (Pass Failed) NE 42, Mia 23

Attendance: 58,942
Missed Field Goals: Mia - Joe Nedney 45

Team Statistics
  Miami Dolphins New England Patriots
First downs 22 28
Rushes - yards 33 - 115 21 - 59
Passing 315 409
Punt returns 2 - 30 5 - 31
Kickoff returns 7 - 120 3 - 77
Interception returns 2 - 23 1 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 24 - 42 - 1 30 - 41 - 2
Sacked - yards lost 2 - 16 1 - 10
Punts 6 - 43.8 5 - 48.8
Fumbles - lost 2 - 2 2 - 2
Penalties - yards 14 - 105 6 - 62
Time of possession 35:08 24:52

Passing
Miami Dolphins Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Dan Marino 34 17 225 6.62 0 1 34 2 16 59.1
Craig Erickson 8 7 106 13.25 1 0 29t 0 0 158.3
New England Patriots Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Drew Bledsoe 41 30 419 10.22 3 2 84t 1 10 109.7

Rushing
Miami Dolphins Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 29 104 3.6 15 2
Bernie Parmalee 1 12 12.0 12 0
Jerris McPhail 1 2 2.0 2 0
Irving Spikes 2 -3 -1.5 -1 0
New England Patriots Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Curtis Martin 18 53 2.9 37 3
David Meggett 3 6 2.0 5 0

Receiving
Miami Dolphins Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
O.J. McDuffie 5 84 16.8 34 1
Bernie Parmalee 4 48 12.0 17 0
Stanley Pritchett 4 35 8.8 13 0
Lamar Thomas 3 71 23.7 34 0
Charles Jordan 3 50 16.7 27 0
Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 3 16 5.3 6 0
Irving Spikes 1 19 19.0 19 0
Troy Drayton 1 8 8.0 8 0
New England Patriots Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Terry Glenn 10 112 11.2 20 0
Ben Coates 5 135 27.0 84t 2
David Meggett 3 34 11.3 16 0
Troy Brown 3 30 10.0 12 0
Curtis Martin 2 56 28.0 41 0
Keith Byars 2 22 11.0 13 0
Shawn Jefferson 2 13 6.5 7 0
Sam Gash 2 6 3.0 5t 1
Hason Graham 1 11 11.0 11 0

Kickoff Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Irving Spikes 3 65 21.7 0 26 0
Charles Jordan 2 38 19.0 0 20 0
Zach Thomas 1 17 17.0 0 17 0
Randal Hill 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
David Meggett 3 77 25.7 0 36 0

Punt Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
O.J. McDuffie 2 30 15.0 2 19 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
David Meggett 5 31 6.2 0 14 0

Punting
Miami Dolphins Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
John Kidd 6 263 43.8 51 0 2 0 38.7 5 31
New England Patriots Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Tom Tupa 5 244 48.8 54 0 2 0 42.8 2 30

Defense
Miami Dolphins Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Shawn Wooden 0.0 0.0 1 15 15.0 15 0
Terrell Buckley 0.0 0.0 1 8 8.0 8 0
Daniel Stubbs 1.0 10.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New England Patriots Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Jimmy Hitchcock 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Willie McGinest 2.0 16.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

1996 NFL Scoreboard - Week 10
Sunday, November 3, 1996
Arizona 8
NY Giants 16
Boxscore FINAL
Carolina 17
Atlanta 20
Boxscore FINAL
Cincinnati 24
Baltimore 21
Boxscore FINAL
Detroit 18
Green Bay 28
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Kansas City 21
Minnesota 6
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Philadelphia 31
Dallas 21
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St. Louis 6
Pittsburgh 42
Boxscore FINAL
San Diego 26
Indianapolis 19
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Tampa Bay 10
Chicago 13
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Houston 16
Seattle 23
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Miami 23
New England 42
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Washington 13
Buffalo 38
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San Francisco 24
New Orleans 17
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, November 4, 1996
Denver 22
Oakland 21
Boxscore FINAL
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