Dolphins Fall to Patriots, 27-17

Automated Insights

The Dolphins were handled by the Patriots, 27-17, at Gillette Stadium.

Ryan Tannehill found the end zone two times on 22 of 42 passing for 192 yards, two picks and one fumble. Tom Brady completed 13 of 22 passes for 116 yards, one touchdown and one pick for the Patriots.

Lamar Miller was a standout player for the Dolphins, rushing for 89 yards on 18 attempts in addition to three receptions for 23 yards. Charles Clay led an underperforming receiving team, bringing in five balls for 37 yards.

The Miami defense surrendered 100 yards passing and 152 rushing. They sacked Brady three times.

Patriots running back Stevan Ridley put up 79 yards rushing and one touchdown. Wide receiver Aaron Dobson also put together a noteworthy performance with 60 receiving yards and one touchdown.

Next week, the Dolphins host the Bengals (5-2) while the Patriots take on the Steelers (2-4), also at home.


Dolphins Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
D 67 R. Tannehill 22 42 145 2 2


Patriots Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
D 62 T. Brady 13 22 100 1 1


Dolphins Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A 94 L. Miller RB 18 89 4.9 0
B 83 D. Thomas RB 9 47 5.2 0
D 67 R. Tannehill QB 1 12 12.0 0


Patriots Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B+ 88 S. Ridley RB 14 79 5.6 1
C 75 L. Blount RB 11 46 4.2 0
C 73 B. Bolden RB 8 22 2.8 1


Dolphins Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
C 77 M. Wallace WR 3 41 13.7 0
C 75 B. Hartline WR 4 37 9.3 0
B 83 C. Clay TE 5 37 7.4 0


Patriots Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B 85 A. Dobson WR 4 60 15.0 1
C 74 R. Gronkowski TE 2 27 13.5 0
D+ 67 D. Amendola WR 3 15 5.0 0