Patriots gain bye with 28-0 win over Dolphins

Updated: December 31, 2012, 4:23 AM ET
Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots needed a win to get a playoff bye.

They got a rout.

Now they get a weekend off to rest and prepare after dominating the Miami Dolphins 28-0 on Sunday and gaining the second seed in the AFC.

"Whoever we're going to face is going to be a good team," defensive tackle Vince Wilfork said. "We have to start playing our best game and tonight was a good night to start it."

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes, Stevan Ridley ran for ...

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