Dolphins-Jaguars Postgame Notes

Posted Dec 16, 2012

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• Today’s paid attendance was 53,667.

Chris Clemons, Richie Incognito and Austin Spitler served as today’s game captains.

• Miami converted 26 first downs vs. Jacksonville (12/16). The last time the Dolphins converted 26 first downs was at Green Bay (10/17/10).

• Miami’s 180 rushing yards vs. Jacksonville (12/16) was the fourth-highest total this season.

Ryan Tannehill finished the game vs. Jacksonville (12/16) with a career-high 123.2 passer rating.

• Ryan Tannehill’s 30-yard rushing attempt vs. Jacksonville (12/16) in the third quarter was a career long. It tied the second longest run in team history by a Dolphins quarterback.

• Ryan Tannehill’s 52 rushing yards vs. Jacksonville (12/16) are tied for the fourth most in team history by a Dolphins quarterback.

• Ryan Tannehill completed a career-high 78.6% of his passes (22 of 28 attempts) vs. Jacksonville (12/16). This was also the second highest mark by a Dolphins rookie in team history. The 78.6 completion percentage is also the second highest total by a rookie in team history.

Reggie Bush had 104 rushing yards vs. Jacksonville (12/16). This was the eighth career 100-plus yard rushing game for the running back.

• Reggie Bush’s 53-yard run in the third quarter vs. Jacksonville (12/16) was the fourth longest rush of his career.

• Reggie Bush now has 895 rushing yards on the season and need 105 yards to notch 1,000 or more rushing yards for the second straight year. If rushes for 1,000 or more yards, he would be the third Dolphins rusher to achieve this feat in consecutive seasons, joining Larry Csonka (1971-73) and Ricky Williams (2002-03).

• With 77 yards vs. Jacksonville (12/16), Brian Hartline surpassed the 1,000 yard mark for the first time in his career. He now has 1,002 yards. Hartline became the eighth player in team history to surpass the 1,000 yard receiving mark.

• With his 37-yard reception vs. Jacksonville (12/16), Brian Hartline now has 27 receptions of 25 or more yards. It is the fifth highest total for a Dolphins player since 1990.

Anthony Fasano caught a pass for the 22nd consecutive game vs. Jacksonville (12/16). This is the longest streak of Fasano’s career. The streak began at Kansas City (11/11/11).

• Anthony Fasano caught five passes for 77 yards vs. Jacksonville (12/16). His five receptions were the second most in his career and the 77 yards were the fourth most in his career.

• Anthony Fasano recorded his fifth touchdown of the season on a two-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill in in the fourth quarter vs. Jacksonville (12/16). Fasano now has 24 touchdown receptions on his career, including 23 with Miami. The 23 receiving touchdowns are tied with Jim Mandich for the second most in team history for a Dolphins tight end.

Marlon Moore started his first career game vs. Jacksonville.

Marcus Thigpen caught his first career pass, a 15-yarder in the second quarter vs. Jacksonville (12/16).

Jorvorskie Lane’s four-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter was the first of his career. Lane joined running backs Ricky Williams (2009), Ronnie Brown (2007) and Bernie Parmalee (1994) as the only players in Dolphins history to record both a rushing and receiving touchdown and a two-point conversion in a season.

Kevin Burnett notched his 2.5 sack of the season in the first quarter vs. Jacksonville (12/9). Burnett now has 17.5 sacks in his career.

Jared Odrick recorded a sack for the second consecutive game in the first quarter vs. Jacksonville (12/16). It was his fifth sack of the season. Odrick now has 11.0 sacks in his career.

Dan Carpenter’s connected on a field goal from 50 yards or more for the tenth time in his career when he made a 53-yard field goal at Jacksonville (12/16). The 53-yarder is tied for the fourth longest in Carpenter’s career. This was also the second consecutive game that Carpenter connected on a field goal of 53 yards, having done so the week before at San Francisco (12/9). He trails Pete Stoyanovich (14) for most 50+ yard field goals in team history.

• Dan Carpenter’s 53-yard field goal vs. Jacksonville (12/16) is tied for the seventh longest in team history.

• Miami Dolphins Injuries Reported in Press Box
Nolan Carroll, Knee, Questionable, 2nd quarter
Charles Clay, Knee, Questionable, 2nd quarter
Chris Clemons, Neck, Questionable, 2nd quarter
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