Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots

December 24, 2000

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Miami Dolphins 3 14 0 10 27
New England Patriots 7 14 3 0 24

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
5:04 Mia FG FG Olindo Mare 47 Mia 3, NE 0
10:55 NE TD Tony Carter 1 run (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 7, Mia 3
2nd Quarter
6:44 NE TD Kevin Faulk 52 pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 14, Mia 3
11:20 Mia TD Hunter Goodwin 9 pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare Kick) NE 14, Mia 10
12:47 Mia TD Lamar Smith 1 run (Olindo Mare Kick) Mia 17, NE 14
14:57 NE TD Terry Glenn 16 pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 21, Mia 17
3rd Quarter
8:43 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 33 NE 24, Mia 17
4th Quarter
10:51 Mia TD Lamar Smith 1 run (Olindo Mare Kick) NE 24, Mia 24
14:51 Mia FG FG Olindo Mare 49 Mia 27, NE 24

Attendance: 60,292
Missed Field Goals: Mia - Olindo Mare 47, 28

Team Statistics
  Miami Dolphins New England Patriots
First downs 25 18
Rushes - yards 24 - 47 21 - 37
Passing 263 311
Punt returns 2 - 67 2 - 10
Kickoff returns 5 - 78 4 - 72
Interception returns 2 - 2 0 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 31 - 46 - 0 18 - 35 - 2
Sacked - yards lost 2 - 8 1 - 1
Punts 5 - 38.2 5 - 33.8
Fumbles - lost 0 - 0 1 - 1
Penalties - yards 5 - 25 5 - 58
Time of possession 35:39 24:21

Passing
Miami Dolphins Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Jay Fiedler 45 30 264 5.87 1 0 24 2 8 89.5
Damon Huard 1 1 7 7.00 0 0 7 0 0 95.8
New England Patriots Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Drew Bledsoe 34 18 312 9.18 2 2 59 1 1 79.5
Michael Bishop 1 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 39.6

Rushing
Miami Dolphins Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Lamar Smith 20 26 1.3 9 2 3
Jay Fiedler 2 22 11.0 17 0 2
Autry Denson 2 -1 -0.5 0 0 0
New England Patriots Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Kevin Faulk 12 34 2.8 9 0 3
Terry Glenn 1 4 4.0 4 0 0
J.R. Redmond 6 3 0.5 3 0 0
Tony Carter 2 -4 -2.0 1t 1 1

Receiving
Miami Dolphins Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Oronde Gadsden 7 43 6.1 11 0 2
Jed Weaver 5 63 12.6 17 0 4
O.J. McDuffie 5 44 8.8 15 0 3
Tony Martin 4 44 11.0 24 0 2
Lamar Smith 2 21 10.5 14 0 1
Deon Dyer 2 14 7.0 13 0 1
Hunter Goodwin 2 11 5.5 9t 1 1
Autry Denson 2 11 5.5 12 0 1
Jeff Ogden 1 12 12.0 12 0 1
J.J. Johnson 1 8 8.0 8 0 0
New England Patriots Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Troy Brown 8 102 12.8 22 0 6
Jermaine Wiggins 4 81 20.2 59 0 1
Kevin Faulk 2 80 40.0 52t 1 2
Terry Glenn 2 41 20.5 25 1 2
J.R. Redmond 2 8 4.0 6 0 0

Kickoff Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Kevin Williams 2 40 20.0 0 21 0
Autry Denson 2 38 19.0 0 20 0
Hunter Goodwin 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Curtis Jackson 3 66 22.0 0 24 0
Tedy Bruschi 1 6 6.0 0 6 0

Punt Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Jeff Ogden 2 67 33.5 0 56 0
O.J. McDuffie 0 0 0.0 1 0 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Troy Brown 2 10 5.0 1 6 0

Punting
Miami Dolphins Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Matt Turk 5 191 38.2 50 2 1 0 28.2 2 10
New England Patriots Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Lee Johnson 4 169 42.2 51 0 1 1 20.4 2 67

Defense
Miami Dolphins Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Jason Taylor 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 2 0
Zach Thomas 4 2 6 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Tim Bowens 4 0 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Robert Jones 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brock Marion 4 3 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jerry Wilson 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kenny Mixon 2 2 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Derrick Rodgers 10 2 12 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Twan Russell 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Patrick Surtain 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brian Walker 4 0 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Larry Izzo 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Lorenzo Bromell 2 1 3 1.0 1.0 0 0 0.0 0
Jermaine Haley 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Daryl Gardener 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Arturo Freeman 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Trent Gamble 2 2 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New England Patriots Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Antwan Harris 1 1 2 1.0 8.0 0 0 0.0 0
Greg Spires 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Matt Stevens 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Chad Eaton 4 4 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tedy Bruschi 8 1 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Henry Thomas 2 6 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Troy Brown 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Larry Whigham 7 3 10 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Otis Smith 4 2 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Slade 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Bobby Hamilton 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ted Johnson 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Antonio Langham 9 0 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tony George 5 3 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Lawyer Milloy 7 5 12 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kevin Faulk 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Kato Serwanga 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Harold Shaw 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Willie McGinest 3 2 5 1.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0

2000 NFL Scoreboard - Week 17
Saturday, December 23, 2000
Jacksonville 25
NY Giants 28
Boxscore FINAL
San Francisco 9
Denver 38
Boxscore FINAL
Buffalo 42
Seattle 23
Boxscore FINAL
Sunday, December 24, 2000
Chicago 23
Detroit 20
Boxscore FINAL
Miami 27
New England 24
Boxscore FINAL
St. Louis 26
New Orleans 21
Boxscore FINAL
Tampa Bay 14
Green Bay 17
Boxscore FINAL/OT
Cincinnati 7
Philadelphia 16
Boxscore FINAL
Kansas City 13
Atlanta 29
Boxscore FINAL
Arizona 3
Washington 20
Boxscore FINAL
NY Jets 20
Baltimore 34
Boxscore FINAL
Pittsburgh 34
San Diego 21
Boxscore FINAL
Minnesota 10
Indianapolis 31
Boxscore FINAL
Carolina 9
Oakland 52
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, December 25, 2000
Dallas 0
Tennessee 31
Boxscore FINAL
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