away New England
Patriots
(12-4)
1:00 PM EST
December 2, 2012
23-16
home Miami
Dolphins
(8-8)
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Patriots 7 10 0 6 23
Dolphins 3 7 0 6 16
Game Tracker

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
TD 11:53 Stevan Ridley 2 Yd run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
FG 0:01 Dan Carpenter 44 Yd
2nd Quarter
TD 9:21 Wes Welker 7 Yd pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
FG 6:53 Stephen Gostkowski 43 Yd
TD 0:25 Ryan Tannehill 2 Yd run (Dan Carpenter kick)
4th Quarter
FG 13:16 Stephen Gostkowski 32 Yd
FG 8:28 Dan Carpenter 33 Yd
FG 1:10 Stephen Gostkowski 20 Yd
FG 0:31 Dan Carpenter 42 Yd
Passing Statistics
New England
Player Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack Yds/L TD Int QBRat
Tom Brady 24 40 238 60.0 6.0 4 25 1 1 74.8
Miami
Player Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack Yds/L TD Int QBRat
Ryan Tannehill 13 29 186 44.8 6.4 3 10 0 0 66.2
Rushing Statistics
New England
Player Rush Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Stevan Ridley 19 71 3.7 11 1 0
Danny Woodhead 6 24 4.0 13 0 0
Shane Vereen 3 14 4.7 8 0 0
Tom Brady 4 -1 -0.2 2 0 0
Miami
Player Rush Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Reggie Bush 15 64 4.3 16 0 0
Ryan Tannehill 5 19 3.8 9 1 1
Daniel Thomas 5 10 2.0 9 0 0
Marcus Thigpen 1 8 8.0 8 0 0
Brandon Fields 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
Receiving Statistics
New England
Player Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Wes Welker 12 103 8.6 14 1 0
Aaron Hernandez 8 97 12.1 31 0 0
Danny Woodhead 2 15 7.5 11 0 0
Julian Edelman 1 13 13.0 13 0 0
Brandon Lloyd 1 10 10.0 10 0 0
Miami
Player Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Brian Hartline 5 84 16.8 28 0 0
Rishard Matthews 1 28 28.0 28 0 0
Charles Clay 2 26 13.0 20 0 0
Daniel Thomas 2 19 9.5 12 0 0
Anthony Fasano 1 14 14.0 14 0 0
Davone Bess 1 13 13.0 13 0 0
Jorvorskie Lane 1 2 2.0 2 0 0
Kicking Statistics
Miami
Player XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts
Dan Carpenter 1 1 3 3 44 1 10
New England
Player XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts
Stephen Gostkowski 2 2 3 4 43 0 11
Kick Returns
New England
Player KR Yds Avg Lng TD
Devin McCourty 1 29 29.0 29 0
Brandon Lloyd 1 0 0.0 0 0
Miami
Player KR Yds Avg Lng TD
Marcus Thigpen 1 17 17.0 17 0
Punting Statistics
Miami
Player Punts Yds Avg Lng Blk In20 TB
Brandon Fields 5 259 51.8 60 0 2 1
New England
Player Punts Yds Avg Lng Blk In20 TB
Zoltan Mesko 3 131 43.7 54 0 0 1
Punt Returns
New England
Player PR Yds Avg Lng TD
Julian Edelman 2 25 12.5 15 0
Miami
Player PR Yds Avg Lng TD
Marcus Thigpen 2 7 3.5 6 0
Defense Statistics
Miami
Player Tack Ast Sack Int FFum FumR PD
Karlos Dansby 10 1 0.0 0 0 0 1
Kevin Burnett 9 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Reshad Jones 9 0 1.0 1 0 0 1
Chris Clemons 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Koa Misi 4 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Jimmy Wilson 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Cameron Wake 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0
Nolan Carroll 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jared Odrick 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Tony McDaniel 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
Randy Starks 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
RJ Stanford 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Olivier Vernon 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Rishard Matthews 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Freeny 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Austin Spitler 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Paul Soliai 0 2 1.0 0 0 0 0
New England
Player Tack Ast Sack Int FFum FumR PD
Kyle Arrington 6 0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Jerod Mayo 5 1 1.0 0 1 0 0
Alfonzo Dennard 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Spikes 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 2
Brandon Deaderick 3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Trevor Scott 3 0 2.0 0 1 0 0
Rob Ninkovich 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dont'a Hightower 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Devin McCourty 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Aqib Talib 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Vince Wilfork 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Matthew Slater 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Kyle Love 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Tavon Wilson 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Justin Francis 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Niko Koutouvides 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Team Statistics
Miami New England
First Downs 15 25
Passing 7 14
Rushing 7 7
Penalty 1 4
Third Down Efficiency 3-13 7-15
Fourth Down Efficiency 1-2 0-0
Total Net Yards 277 321
Total Plays 59 76
Average Gain Per Play 4.7 4.2
Net Yards Rushing 3.7 3.4
Rushes 27 32
Average Per Rush 3.7 3.4
Net Yards Passing 176 213
Completions-Attempts 29 40
Yards Per Pass Play 5.5 4.8
Times Sacked 3 4
Yards Lost to Sacks 10 25
Had Intercepted 0 1
Punts 5 3
Average Punt 51.8 43.7
Penalties 7 6
Penalty Yards 77 50
Fumbles 5 0
Fumbles Lost 1 0