Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots

December 24, 2011

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Miami Dolphins 3 14 0 7 24
New England Patriots 0 0 17 10 27

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
4:01 Mia FG FG Dan Carpenter 47 Mia 3, NE 0
2nd Quarter
1:15 Mia TD Brandon Marshall 19 pass from Matt Moore (Dan Carpenter Kick) Mia 10, NE 0
8:29 Mia TD Charles Clay 1 pass from Matt Moore (Dan Carpenter Kick) Mia 17, NE 0
3rd Quarter
3:21 NE FG FG Stephen Gostkowski 45 Mia 17, NE 3
7:50 NE TD Deion Branch 1 pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) Mia 17, NE 10
12:43 NE TD Tom Brady 1 run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) NE 17, Mia 17
4th Quarter
6:05 NE FG FG Stephen Gostkowski 42 NE 20, Mia 17
12:04 NE TD Tom Brady 1 run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) NE 27, Mia 17
13:12 Mia TD Davone Bess 15 pass from Matt Moore (Dan Carpenter Kick) NE 27, Mia 24

Attendance: 68,756
Missed Field Goals: NE - Stephen Gostkowski 51

Team Statistics
  Miami Dolphins New England Patriots
First downs 20 26
Rushes - yards 28 - 121 31 - 119
Passing 253 281
Punt returns 2 - 25 4 - 19
Kickoff returns 3 - 73 3 - 83
Interception returns 0 - 0 1 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 16 - 32 - 1 27 - 46 - 0
Sacked - yards lost 5 - 28 4 - 23
Punts 6 - 44.8 6 - 52.3
Fumbles - lost 4 - 1 1 - 0
Penalties - yards 6 - 39 5 - 50
Time of possession 29:04 30:56

Passing
Miami Dolphins Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Matt Moore 32 16 281 8.78 3 1 47 5 28 98.6
New England Patriots Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Tom Brady 46 27 304 6.61 1 0 42 4 23 85.8

Rushing
Miami Dolphins Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Reggie Bush 22 113 5.1 12 0 4
Brandon Marshall 1 13 13.0 13 0 1
Daniel Thomas 2 3 1.5 2 0 0
Matt Moore 3 -8 -2.7 0 0 0
New England Patriots Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Stevan Ridley 13 64 4.9 18 0 4
Danny Woodhead 4 20 5.0 8 0 1
Tom Brady 9 17 1.9 5 2 5
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 3 10 3.3 5 0 0
Wes Welker 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
Aaron Hernandez 1 1 1.0 1 0 0

Receiving
Miami Dolphins Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Brandon Marshall 6 143 23.8 47 1 5
Brian Hartline 4 72 18.0 39 0 4
Davone Bess 3 39 13.0 15t 1 2
Reggie Bush 2 26 13.0 14 0 1
Charles Clay 1 1 1.0 1t 1 1
New England Patriots Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Wes Welker 12 138 11.5 42 0 8
Rob Gronkowski 7 78 11.1 22 0 2
Aaron Hernandez 4 36 9.0 15 0 3
Deion Branch 3 37 12.3 31 1 2
Chad Johnson 1 15 15.0 15 0 1

Kickoff Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Edmond Gates 3 73 24.3 0 33 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Danny Woodhead 3 83 27.7 0 37 0

Punt Returns
Miami Dolphins Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Davone Bess 2 25 12.5 2 13 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Kevin Faulk 2 11 5.5 0 7 0
Julian Edelman 2 8 4.0 1 8 0

Punting
Miami Dolphins Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Brandon Fields 6 269 44.8 61 0 2 0 41.7 4 19
New England Patriots Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Zoltan Mesko 6 314 52.3 65 0 4 0 48.2 2 25

Kickoffs
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg Lg TB OB OppRet RetYds RetTDs OSK OSR
Dan Carpenter 5 331 66.2 70 2 0 3 83 0 0 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg Lg TB OB OppRet RetYds RetTDs OSK OSR
Stephen Gostkowski 6 388 64.7 67 3 0 3 73 0 0 0

Fumbles
New England Patriots Fum Lost FF TotRec OwnRec OppRec Yds TD OB
Davone Bess 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Reggie Bush 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Matt Moore 3 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0
Mike Pouncey 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
New England Patriots Fum Lost FF TotRec OwnRec OppRec Yds TD OB
Julian Edelman 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Dane Fletcher 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rob Ninkovich 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vince Wilfork 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

Defense
Miami Dolphins Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Jimmy Wilson 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Reshad Jones 2 4 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tony McDaniel 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kendall Langford 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Marvin Mitchell 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jared Odrick 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Julius Pruitt 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sean Smith 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Paul Soliai 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Austin Spitler 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Randy Starks 1 1 2 1.0 10.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jason Taylor 1 3 4 1.0 4.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jason Trusnik 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Cameron Wake 2 0 2 1.0 3.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Richie Incognito 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brian Hartline 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Vontae Davis 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Will Allen 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Yeremiah Bell 8 4 12 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kevin Burnett 6 3 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Nolan Carroll 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Clemons 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tyrone Culver 4 4 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Karlos Dansby 9 4 13 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New England Patriots Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Devin McCourty 4 5 9 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Vince Wilfork 1 3 4 1.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Gerard Warren 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Stephen Gostkowski 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ross Ventrone 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kyle Arrington 4 1 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Nathan Jones 1 3 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sergio Brown 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Dane Fletcher 2 5 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Shaun Ellis 1 2 3 1.0 7.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brandon Deaderick 2 0 2 1.0 10.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kyle Love 1 3 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jerod Mayo 3 9 12 1.0 5.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Rob Ninkovich 3 3 6 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Danny Aiken 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Niko Koutouvides 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
James Ihedigbo 2 5 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

2011 NFL Scoreboard - Week 16
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Houston 16
Indianapolis 19
Boxscore FINAL
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Minnesota 33
Washington 26
Boxscore FINAL
Arizona 16
Cincinnati 23
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Tampa Bay 16
Carolina 48
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NY Giants 29
NY Jets 14
Boxscore FINAL
Denver 14
Buffalo 40
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Jacksonville 17
Tennessee 23
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St. Louis 0
Pittsburgh 27
Boxscore FINAL
Miami 24
New England 27
Boxscore FINAL
Cleveland 14
Baltimore 20
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Oakland 16
Kansas City 13
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San Diego 10
Detroit 38
Boxscore FINAL
Philadelphia 20
Dallas 7
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San Francisco 19
Seattle 17
Boxscore FINAL
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Chicago 21
Green Bay 35
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, December 26, 2011
Atlanta 16
New Orleans 45
Boxscore FINAL
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