Patriots Fall to Dolphins, 24-20

Automated Insights

Tom Brady had a big day for the offense, but it was not enough to avoid a loss for the Patriots against the Dolphins, 24-20, at Sun Life Stadium.

Brady put together a solid performance, finishing 34 for 55 with 364 yards passing, two touchdowns and one pick. Ryan Tannehill also played quite well, and wound up 25 for 37 with 312 yards passing, three touchdowns and no interceptions.

LeGarrette Blount gained 47 yards on 11 carries. Julian Edelman was a highlight, catching 13 passes for 139 yards while adding a touchdown.

The New England defense struggled against the pass, but managed to slow down the run game, allowing 89 yards rushing and 312 passing. They manhandled Tannehill with four sacks.

Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace could not be contained, putting up 105 receiving yards, 13 rushing and one touchdown. After Tannehill, he was the top performer for Miami.

Next week, the Patriots head to Baltimore to face the Ravens (7-6) while the Dolphins go to Orchard Park to play the Bills (5-9).


Patriots Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A

93

T. Brady

34

55

364

2

1


Dolphins Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

99

R. Tannehill

25

37

312

3

0


Patriots Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C

76

L. Blount

RB

11

47

4.3

0

C-

71

S. Ridley

RB

8

34

4.3

0

-

-

S. Vereen

RB

2

13

6.5

0


Dolphins Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C

76

L. Miller

RB

15

61

4.1

0

C-

70

D. Thomas

RB

5

16

3.2

0

A+

99

M. Wallace

WR

1

13

13.0

0


Patriots Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

J. Edelman

WR

13

139

10.7

1

A+

100

D. Amendola

WR

10

131

13.1

0

C

76

J. Boyce

WR

4

42

10.5

0


Dolphins Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

99

M. Wallace

WR

6

105

17.5

1

B-

82

B. Hartline

WR

5

70

14.0

0

B-

80

R. Matthews

WR

5

64

12.8

0


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