Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots

AFC Wild Card Game
December 28, 1997 - Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough, MA
Attendance: 60,041

  1234Total
Miami Dolphins 00033
New England Patriots 0710017

Scoring Summary

2nd QuarterMiaNE
NE TD4:33Troy Brown 24 pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri Kick)0 7
3rd QuarterMiaNE
NE TD0:55Todd Collins 40 interception return (Adam Vinatieri Kick)0 14
NE FG13:02FG Adam Vinatieri 220 17
4th QuarterMiaNE
Mia FG0:09FG Olindo Mare 383 17

Team Stats

Miami DolphinsNew England Patriots
First downs1015
Rushes - yards17-4231-108
Net Passing Yards120120
Punt Returns5-452-10
Kickoff Returns3-771-17
Interception Returns0-02-62
Passing (Att - Comp - Int)43-17-232-16-0
Sacked - Yards Lost4-213-19
Punts7-37.47-36.7
Fumbles - Lost1-12-0
Penalties - Yards5-215-31
Time of Possession26:0933:51

Passing

Miami DolphinsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Dan Marino43171413.3024242129.3
New England PatriotsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Drew Bledsoe32161394.31024t31972.3

Rushing

Miami DolphinsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Bernie Parmalee9222.4450--
Abdul-Karim Al-Jabbar5163.20150--
Jerris McPhail144.0040--
Dan Marino122.0020--
Stanley Pritchett1-2-2.00-20--
New England PatriotsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Derrick Cullors22863.91130--
Marrio Grier6162.67100--
Drew Bledsoe242.0040--
David Meggett122.0020--

Receiving

Miami DolphinsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Jerris McPhail5285.60160------
Lamar Thomas36220.67420------
Bernie Parmalee3134.3390------
O.J. McDuffie362.0050------
Brett Perriman11313.00130------
Charles Jordan11111.00110------
Troy Drayton188.0080------
New England PatriotsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Terry Glenn45714.25240------
Ben Coates4256.2590------
David Meggett2115.50140------
Troy Brown23216.0024t1------
Shawn Jefferson177.0070------
Sam Gash133.0030------
Derrick Cullors100.0000------
Lovett Purnell144.0040------

Kickoff Returns

Miami DolphinsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Corey Harris37725.670400
New England PatriotsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Derrick Cullors11717.000170

Punt Returns

Miami DolphinsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
O.J. McDuffie4348.502120
Terrell Buckley11111.000110
New England PatriotsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Troy Brown100.00200
David Meggett11010.000100

Punting

Miami DolphinsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
John Kidd726237.44701036.0210
New England PatriotsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Tom Tupa725736.74901030.3545

Kicking

Miami DolphinsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Olindo Mare0/01/10/00/01/10/00/038--3
New England PatriotsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Adam Vinatieri2/21/30/01/10/00/20/02248,475

Defense

Miami DolphinsIntYdsAvgLgTDSackYdsL
Trace Armstrong000.00001.07.0
O.J. Brigance000.00001.03.0
Daryl Gardener000.00001.09.0
New England PatriotsIntYdsAvgLgTDSackYdsL
Todd Collins14040.0040t10.00.0
Chris Slade12222.002201.06.0
Chris Canty000.00001.03.0
Ted Johnson000.00001.07.0
Willie McGinest000.00001.05.0

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New England 17
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