New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

October 25, 1998

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
New England Patriots 0 0 3 6 0 9
Miami Dolphins 0 3 0 6 3 12

Scoring Summary
2nd Quarter
4:34 Mia FG FG Olindo Mare 48 Mia 3, NE 0
3rd Quarter
8:50 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 41 Mia 3, NE 3
4th Quarter
5:50 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 30 NE 6, Mia 3
9:53 Mia FG FG Olindo Mare 38 Mia 6, NE 6
12:47 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 36 NE 9, Mia 6
14:11 Mia FG FG Olindo Mare 25 Mia 9, NE 9
Overtime
4:36 Mia FG FG Olindo Mare 43 Mia 12, NE 9

Attendance: 73,973
Missed Field Goals: NE - Adam Vinatieri 45

Team Statistics
  New England Patriots Miami Dolphins
First downs 13 18
Rushes - yards 22 - 26 29 - 70
Passing 225 263
Punt returns 3 - 65 2 - 24
Kickoff returns 4 - 73 5 - 107
Interception returns 3 - 19 1 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 13 - 33 - 1 23 - 42 - 3
Sacked - yards lost 2 - 15 3 - 16
Punts 7 - 44.0 6 - 45.7
Fumbles - lost 2 - 0 4 - 0
Penalties - yards 6 - 64 8 - 86
Time of possession 25:36 39:00

Passing
New England Patriots Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Drew Bledsoe 33 13 240 7.27 0 1 54 2 15 52.6
Miami Dolphins Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Dan Marino 42 23 279 6.64 0 3 28 3 16 45.6

Rushing
New England Patriots Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Robert Edwards 19 27 1.4 15 0
Sedrick Shaw 1 1 1.0 1 0
Drew Bledsoe 2 -2 -1.0 0 0
Miami Dolphins Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 21 56 2.7 23 0
John Avery 6 17 2.8 11 0
Dan Marino 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0
Bernie Parmalee 1 -2 -2.0 -2 0

Receiving
New England Patriots Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Shawn Jefferson 4 116 29.0 54 0
Ben Coates 4 49 12.2 17 0
Robert Edwards 3 26 8.7 10 0
Tony Simmons 1 47 47.0 47 0
Lovett Purnell 1 2 2.0 2 0
Miami Dolphins Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
O.J. McDuffie 6 77 12.8 25 0
Oronde Gadsden 4 59 14.8 28 0
Ed Perry 3 25 8.3 13 0
Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 3 12 4.0 10 0
Bernie Parmalee 2 36 18.0 20 0
Troy Drayton 2 35 17.5 18 0
Lamar Thomas 2 28 14.0 21 0
John Avery 1 7 7.0 7 0

Kickoff Returns
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Derrick Cullors 4 73 18.2 0 23 0
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
John Avery 4 100 25.0 0 33 0
Brock Marion 1 7 7.0 0 7 0

Punt Returns
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Chris Canty 3 65 21.7 1 36 0
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Terrell Buckley 2 24 12.0 0 13 0
O.J. McDuffie 0 0 0.0 1 0 0

Punting
New England Patriots Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Tom Tupa 7 308 44.0 58 2 1 0 34.9 2 24
Miami Dolphins Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Klaus Wilmsmeyer 6 274 45.7 56 1 3 0 31.5 3 65

Defense
New England Patriots Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Willie Clay 0.0 0.0 1 19 19.0 19 0
Ty Law 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Larry Whigham 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Chad Eaton 1.0 4.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brandon Mitchell 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Henry Thomas 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Miami Dolphins Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Brian Walker 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Shane Burton 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Daryl Gardener 1.0 9.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

1998 NFL Scoreboard - Week 8
Sunday, October 25, 1998
Tampa Bay 3
New Orleans 9
Boxscore FINAL
San Francisco 28
St. Louis 10
Boxscore FINAL
Atlanta 3
NY Jets 28
Boxscore FINAL
Minnesota 34
Detroit 13
Boxscore FINAL
New England 9
Miami 12
Boxscore FINAL/OT
Baltimore 10
Green Bay 28
Boxscore FINAL
Chicago 23
Tennessee 20
Boxscore FINAL
Cincinnati 10
Oakland 27
Boxscore FINAL
Seattle 27
San Diego 20
Boxscore FINAL
Jacksonville 24
Denver 37
Boxscore FINAL
Buffalo 30
Carolina 14
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, October 26, 1998
Pittsburgh 20
Kansas City 13
Boxscore FINAL
Complete Scoreboard