• Today’s paid attendance was 72,114.
• Dan Carpenter
, John Jerry
and Randy Starks
served as today’s game captains.
• With New England’s victory, Miami now leads the overall series by a 50-44 margin.
• Ryan Tannehill
notched his second rushing score of the season on a two-yard run in the second quarter vs. New England (12/2).
• With his 28-yard reception vs. New England (12/2), Brian Hartline
is now tied for fifth place in team history for receptions of 25 yards or more since 1990.
• Anthony Fasano
caught a pass for the 20th consecutive game vs. New England (12/2). The streak began at Kansas City (11/11/11).
• Marcus Thigpen
had his first NFL carry in the first quarter vs. New England (12/2) on an eight-yard carry.
• Miami’s defense allowed 10 rushing yards in the first half vs. New England (12/2). The last time the Dolphins allowed 10 yards or less in the first half of a game occurred at the Oakland Raiders (11/28/10) when the team allowed six yards.
• Reshad Jones
’ interception of Tom Brady’s pass in the first quarter vs. New England (12/2) was the fourth interception of his career and third this season. He now leads the Dolphins in interceptions. The pick was Miami’s first takeaway since they were at the New York Jets (10/28).
• Reshd Jones notched his first sack of the season vs. New England (12/2). Jones now has 4.0 sacks in his career.
• Koa Misi
notched his 3.5 sack of the season vs. New England (12/2). Misi now has 9.0 career sacks. The third-year linebacker needs 1.0 sack to tie his career of 4.5 in 2010.
• Paul Soliai
’s second quarter sack on Tom Brady vs. New England (12/2) was his second on the season. The defensive tackle now has 2.0 sacks on the season, tying his career-high of 2010. Soliai has 1.5 sacks in his last two games.
• Cameron Wake
has 10.5 sacks on the season. This is the second time in his career that he has had more than 10 sacks in his career. The other time happened in 2010 when he had 14 sacks on the season.
• With one sack vs. New England (12/2), Cameron Wake now has 38.5 sacks in his career. He is now tied with A.J. Duhe for ninth place in team history.
• Miami Dolphins Injuries Reported in Press Box Jake Long
, Triceps, Questionable, 1st quarter