Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots

December 29, 2002

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
Miami Dolphins 7 14 0 3 0 24
New England Patriots 0 10 3 11 3 27

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
11:43 Mia TD Ricky Williams 8 run (Olindo Mare Kick) Mia 7, NE 0
2nd Quarter
6:08 Mia TD Ricky Williams 14 run (Olindo Mare Kick) Mia 14, NE 0
12:35 NE TD Antowain Smith 11 run (Adam Vinatieri Kick) Mia 14, NE 7
13:54 Mia TD James McKnight 32 pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare Kick) Mia 21, NE 7
15:00 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 41 Mia 21, NE 10
3rd Quarter
11:23 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 36 Mia 21, NE 13
4th Quarter
10:01 Mia FG FG Olindo Mare 28 Mia 24, NE 13
12:14 NE TD Troy Brown 3 pass from Tom Brady (Christian Fauria Pass from Tom Brady) Mia 24, NE 21
13:51 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 43 NE 24, Mia 24
Overtime
2:03 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 35 NE 27, Mia 24

Attendance: 68,436
Missed Field Goals: Mia - Olindo Mare 47

Team Statistics
  Miami Dolphins New England Patriots
First downs 20 20
Rushes - yards 37 - 256 31 - 116
Passing 103 216
Punt returns 1 - 4 5 - 18
Kickoff returns 5 - 64 5 - 116
Interception returns 1 - 9 0 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 11 - 25 - 0 25 - 45 - 1
Sacked - yards lost 2 - 7 1 - 5
Punts 8 - 34.9 6 - 37.0
Fumbles - lost 0 - 0 1 - 1
Penalties - yards 6 - 83 4 - 20
Time of possession 31:11 30:52

Passing
Miami Dolphins Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Jay Fiedler 25 11 110 4.40 1 0 32t 2 7 70.4
New England Patriots Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Tom Brady 44 25 221 5.02 1 1 23 1 5 68.5
David Patten 1 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 39.6

Rushing
Miami Dolphins Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Ricky Williams 31 185 6.0 30 2 11
Chris Chambers 3 59 19.7 45 0 1
Jay Fiedler 2 9 4.5 7 0 1
Travis Minor 1 3 3.0 3 0 0
New England Patriots Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Antowain Smith 19 55 2.9 11t 1 3
Kevin Faulk 8 53 6.6 15 0 2
Tom Brady 4 8 2.0 4 0 2

Receiving
Miami Dolphins Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Dedric Ward 4 34 8.5 16 0 2
Randy McMichael 3 25 8.3 14 0 1
Ricky Williams 2 7 3.5 8 0 0
James McKnight 1 32 32.0 32t 1 1
Rob Konrad 1 12 12.0 12 0 1
New England Patriots Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Kevin Faulk 9 70 7.8 23 0 2
Troy Brown 8 67 8.4 19 1 4
David Patten 5 56 11.2 20 0 2
David Givens 1 13 13.0 13 0 1
Antowain Smith 1 11 11.0 11 0 1
Christian Fauria 1 4 4.0 4 0 1

Kickoff Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Travis Minor 5 64 12.8 0 20 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Kevin Faulk 4 104 26.0 0 30 0
J.R. Redmond 1 12 12.0 0 12 0

Punt Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Dedric Ward 1 4 4.0 1 4 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Troy Brown 3 13 4.3 0 9 0
Kevin Faulk 2 5 2.5 0 5 0

Punting
Miami Dolphins Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Mark Royals 8 279 34.9 48 1 1 0 30.1 5 18
New England Patriots Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Ken Walter 6 222 37.0 53 0 2 0 36.3 1 4

Defense
Miami Dolphins Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Brock Marion 7 2 9 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 9 0
Scott McGarrahan 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tommy Hendricks 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Jason Taylor 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sam Madison 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jay Williams 2 0 2 1.0 5.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Adewale Ogunleye 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Shawn Wooden 3 3 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Derrick Rodgers 3 6 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Patrick Surtain 2 3 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Zach Thomas 11 5 16 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Morlon Greenwood 1 5 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Trent Gamble 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Larry Chester 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Desmond Clark 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Jamar Fletcher 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Scott Galyon 0 3 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Tim Bowens 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Arturo Freeman 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
David Bowens 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Robert Baker 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
New England Patriots Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Ty Law 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Patrick Pass 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Terrell Buckley 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Mike Vrabel 6 3 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Anthony Pleasant 4 3 7 1.0 1.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Troy Brown 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Maugaula Tuitele 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Richard Seymour 5 1 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Leonard Myers 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Lawyer Milloy 5 1 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Victor Green 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Bobby Hamilton 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Antwan Harris 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Je'Rod Cherry 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Larry Izzo 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Ted Johnson 7 1 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tebucky Jones 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Matt Light 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Rick Lyle 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Hayes 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Willie McGinest 3 1 4 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Roman Phifer 2 5 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

2002 NFL Scoreboard - Week 17
Saturday, December 28, 2002
Philadelphia 7
NY Giants 10
Boxscore FINAL/OT
Kansas City 0
Oakland 24
Boxscore FINAL
Sunday, December 29, 2002
Atlanta 16
Cleveland 24
Boxscore FINAL
Dallas 14
Washington 20
Boxscore FINAL
Baltimore 31
Pittsburgh 34
Boxscore FINAL
Carolina 10
New Orleans 6
Boxscore FINAL
Miami 24
New England 27
Boxscore FINAL/OT
Minnesota 38
Detroit 36
Boxscore FINAL
Cincinnati 9
Buffalo 27
Boxscore FINAL
Tennessee 13
Houston 3
Boxscore FINAL
Jacksonville 13
Indianapolis 20
Boxscore FINAL
Seattle 31
San Diego 28
Boxscore FINAL/OT
Green Bay 17
NY Jets 42
Boxscore FINAL
Arizona 7
Denver 37
Boxscore FINAL
Tampa Bay 15
Chicago 0
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, December 30, 2002
San Francisco 20
St. Louis 31
Boxscore FINAL
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