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Dolphins-Steelers: Postgame Notes

Posted Dec 8, 2013

Get all the notes and statistical milestones from Miami's 34-28 win at the Steelers.



• Today’s victory by Miami at Pittsburgh (12/8) was the first win by the Dolphins in the series since a 21-0 decision on September 20, 1998. Pittsburgh now leads the overall series 13-12.

• The game time temperature for today’s contest at Pittsburgh (12/8) was 25° with light snow. The 25° was tied for the ninth coldest game that Miami has played in team history.

• Miami’s 34 points were the most the team has scored this season.

• Dannell Ellerbe, Jason Trusnik and Mike Wallace served as today’s game captains.

• With a successful challenge at Pittsburgh (12/8), Miami is now 6-for-6 in coaches challenges this season.

• Miami’s 181 rushing yards at Pittsburgh (12/8) was the highest mark of the 2013 season.

Ryan Tannehill’s 48-yard run at Pittsburgh (12/8) was the longest of his career.

• Ryan Tannehill’s 48-yard run during at Pittsburgh (12/8) was the longest running play by a quarterback in franchise history. The second year quarterback surpassed Pat White’s 33 yard run at New England (12/8/09).

• Ryan Tannehill recorded his ninth multi touchdown pass game in his career at Pittsburgh (12/8). It was also Tannehill’s sixth multi-touchdown pass game of the 2013 season. This was also the second time in his career that he has three passing touchdowns in his career.

• Ryan Tannehill’s 95.5 passer rating at Pittsburgh (12/8) was the tenth time he had a rating of 90.0 or higher in his career. This was Tannehill’s highest passer rating of the season and third-highest total of his career.

• Brian Hartline scored a receiving touchdown at Pittsburgh (12/8) for the second consecutive game. Hartline now has a career high four touchdowns on the season. This was Hartline’s 10th career touchdown.

• Charles Clay recorded seven receptions for 98 yards at Pittsburgh (12/8). The seven receptions are tied for the most in his career and the 97 receiving yards are the second highest total in his career.

• With seven receptions for 97 yards at Pittsburgh (12/8), Charles Clay now has 61 receptions for 678 yards on the season. These are both the second highest totals for a tight end in team history.

• Charles Clay had two receiving touchdowns in a single game for the first time in his career at Pittsburgh (12/8).

• Charles Clay recorded his fifth and sixth receiving touchdown of the season at Pittsburgh (12/8). Clay’s six receiving touchdowns are tied for third most by a Dolphins tight end in team history.

• Daniel Thomas recorded his team leading fourth rushing touchdown of the season at Pittsburgh (12/8). It was his eight rushing score of his career.

• Daniel Thomas had 105 yards on 16 attempts at Pittsburgh (12/8). It was his second career 100-yard rushing game and the second most rushing yards in his career. His career high was a 107 yard rushing performance v. Houston (9/18/11). This was the most yards that Thomas has rushed for in a road game.

• Miami has registered at least one takeaway in each of their 13 games during the 2013 season.

Paul Soliai recorded his second of the season at Pittsburgh (12/8).

• With a sack at Pittsburgh (12/8), Cameron Wake now has 50.5 sacks in his career. He has the seventh most sacks in team history.

• Olivier Vernon recorded 1.0 sacks at Pittsburgh (12/8). He now has 11.5 sacks on the season. Vernon's 11.5 sacks are the most by a Dolphins player other than Cameron Wake since the 2008 season when Joey Porter had 17.5 sacks.

• Olivier Vernon has recorded a sack in four consecutive games. During this four-game span, Vernon has 7.0 sacks.

• Olivier Vernon’s 15.0 sacks over his first two seasons are tied for second overall in team history for most combined sacks by a Dolphins player in his rookie and second season.

Miami Dolphins Injuries Reported in Press Box

R.J. Stanford, Ankle Questionable, First Quarter
Lamar Miller, Concussion, Out, Third Quarter

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