· John Denney
, Koa Misi
and Mike Pouncey
served as today’s game captains.
· With today’s loss, Miami now leads the overall series by a 50-46 margin.
· The touchdown pass from Ryan Tannehill
to Brandon Gibson
at New England (10/27) was the first Dolphins touchdown in the opening quarter since they scored on their first drive at Indianapolis (9/15). The score against the Colts was an 18-yard touchdown pass from Tannehill to Mike Wallace
with 9:49 remaining in the quarter.
· Miami’s 156 rushing yards at New England (10/27) were the most so far this season.
· Brandon Gibson recorded at least one receiving touchdown in two consecutive games with a four yard pass from Ryan Tannehill in the first quarter at New England (10/27). It was Gibson’s thirteenth career touchdown.
· Olivier Vernon
recorded a sack at New England (10/27) for the fourth consecutive game. He now has 4.5 on the season and 8.0 sacks in his career.
· Dimitri Patterson
recorded his third interception of the season in the first quarter at New England (10/27).
· Miami has eight interceptions in seven games in 2013. In 2012, Miami had 10 interceptions for the entire season.
· Jared Odrick
recorded 2.0 sacks at New England (10/27). This was his first career multi-sack game. Odrick now has 15.0 sacks on his career.
· Jimmy Wilson
recorded his first sack of the season at New England (10/27) along with a forced fumble. He now has 3.0 sacks on his career.
· Miami’s defense held Tom Brady to his third lowest passing yard total (25) and eighth lower passer rating (38.0) in the first half of a game in his career at New England (10/27). Brady finished the game with only 116 passing yards.
· Caleb Sturgis
has connected on three field goals of 50 or more yards this season tied for the second most in team history in a single season. Miami Dolphins Injuries Reported in Press Box
Brandon Gibson, Knee, Doubtful