Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots

November 23, 1997 - Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough, MA
Attendance: 59,002

  1234Total
Miami Dolphins (7-5) 0371424
New England Patriots (7-5) 3213027

Scoring Summary

1st QuarterMiaNE
NE FG13:18FG Adam Vinatieri 360 3
2nd QuarterMiaNE
Mia FG4:12FG Olindo Mare 253 3
NE TD12:23Troy Brown 35 pass from David Meggett (Adam Vinatieri Kick)3 10
NE TD13:16Larry Whigham 60 interception return (Adam Vinatieri Kick)3 17
NE TD14:49Jimmy Hitchcock 100 interception return (Adam Vinatieri Kick)3 24
3rd QuarterMiaNE
NE FG5:00FG Adam Vinatieri 273 27
Mia TD7:40Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 1 run (Olindo Mare Kick)10 27
4th QuarterMiaNE
Mia TD3:04Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 1 run (Olindo Mare Kick)17 27
Mia TD14:50Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar 1 run (Olindo Mare Kick)24 27

Team Stats

Miami DolphinsNew England Patriots
First downs3315
Rushes - yards22-3624-84
Net Passing Yards370234
Punt Returns2-142-12
Kickoff Returns6-1013-65
Interception Returns0-03-160
Passing (Att - Comp - Int)60-38-327-16-0
Sacked - Yards Lost3-191-8
Punts3-37.02-44.0
Fumbles - Lost0-00-0
Penalties - Yards3-358-76
Time of Possession34:1525:45

Passing

Miami DolphinsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Dan Marino60383896.5032731961.0
New England PatriotsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Drew Bledsoe26152078.000511883.3
David Meggett113535.01035t00158.3

Rushing

Miami DolphinsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar18331.8393--
Ray Nealy122.0020--
Jerris McPhail111.0010--
Bernie Parmalee111.0010--
Dan Marino1-1-1.00-10--
New England PatriotsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Curtis Martin22803.64140--
Drew Bledsoe133.0030--
Sam Gash111.0010--

Receiving

Miami DolphinsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
O.J. McDuffie911012.22270------
Charles Jordan57815.60200------
Jerris McPhail5479.40150------
Brian Manning56012.00210------
Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar4143.5060------
Lamar Thomas45313.25230------
Troy Drayton3186.00120------
Ed Perry393.0060------
New England PatriotsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Shawn Jefferson47117.75250------
Ben Coates33913.00180------
Keith Byars35819.33510------
Troy Brown34615.3335t1------
Curtis Martin2189.00130------
Sam Gash11010.00100------

Kickoff Returns

Miami DolphinsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Corey Harris510120.200340
Dwight Hollier100.00000
New England PatriotsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
David Meggett23919.500300
Derrick Cullors12626.000260

Punt Returns

Miami DolphinsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Charles Jordan2147.000110
New England PatriotsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
David Meggett2126.00070

Punting

Miami DolphinsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
John Kidd311137.04200033.0212
New England PatriotsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Tom Tupa28844.04500037.0214

Kicking

Miami DolphinsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Olindo Mare3/31/10/01/10/00/00/025--6
New England PatriotsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Adam Vinatieri3/32/30/01/11/20/00/036309

Defense

Miami DolphinsIntYdsAvgLgTDSackYdsL
Jason Taylor000.00001.08.0
New England PatriotsIntYdsAvgLgTDSackYdsL
Larry Whigham26030.0060t10.00.0
Jimmy Hitchcock1100100.00100t10.00.0
Mike Jones000.00001.06.0
Chris Slade000.00002.013.0

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