Dolphins Defeat Steelers, 34-28

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Daniel Thomas established the ground game, paving the way to a victory for the Dolphins over the Steelers, 34-28, in Pittsburgh.

Ryan Tannehill picked apart the Steelers for three touchdowns on 20 of 33 passing for 200 yards and one pick. Ben Roethlisberger gave his best effort to keep the Steelers competitive, going 23 of 39 with 349 yards passing, three touchdowns and one fumble.

Thomas was a focal point for the Dolphins, running at will on the Steelers for 105 yards on 16 carries with a touchdown. Charles Clay was a highlight, pulling in seven balls for 97 yards with two touchdowns.

The Miami defense had a tough time defending the passing attack, but was able to slow down the run, allowing 84 yards rushing and 349 passing. They got to Roethlisberger for three sacks.

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown gave a standout effort with 137 receiving yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery also had a noteworthy performance with 62 receiving yards and one touchdown.

The Dolphins host the Patriots (10-3) next week while the Steelers take on the Bengals (9-4), also at home.


Dolphins Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A-

92

R. Tannehill

20

33

200

3

1


Steelers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

B. Roethlisbe

23

39

349

3

0


Dolphins Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

99

D. Thomas

RB

16

105

6.6

1

A-

92

R. Tannehill

QB

2

56

28.0

0

C-

70

L. Miller

RB

6

20

3.3

0


Steelers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

83

L. Bell

RB

15

61

4.1

0

A+

100

B. Roethlisbe

QB

1

8

8.0

0

-

-

J. Dwyer

RB

3

8

2.7

0


Dolphins Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

C. Clay

TE

7

97

13.9

2

B

85

B. Hartline

WR

5

51

10.2

1

D+

69

M. Wallace

WR

2

19

9.5

0


Steelers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

A. Brown

WR

5

137

27.4

1

B+

89

J. Cotchery

WR

5

62

12.4

1

B

87

E. Sanders

WR

4

57

14.3

1


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