1:00 PM ET, November 9, 2008
Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL
MIAMI -- Their lead in jeopardy, the Miami Dolphins preserved it by batting down a 2-point conversion pass with less than three minutes left.Next, instant replay saved them from a potentially costly fumble. Then they needed one final defensive stand, which ended at midfield with an incomplete pass on fourth down.
• The Dolphins have won three straight for the first time since winning four straight in Weeks 9-12 in 2006.
• The Seahawks have lost two straight and five of their last six.
• The Dolphins (5-4) are above .500 for the first time since finishing the 2005 season 9-7.
• Ricky Williams had a 51-yard TD run for Miami, his longest run since 2002. Williams finished with 105 yards on 12 rushes, his first 100-yard game since the season finale in 2005.
-- ESPN research
Wallace said he strained his groin early in the game. He said it hampered his mobility but not his throwing. ... Seahawks FB Leonard Weaver left the game in the second quarter because of sore ribs, Holmgren said. ... NFL sack leader Joey Porter added a half sack to increase his career-high total to 12. ... Miami went 2-for-2 on fourth-down conversions and is 8-for-11 this year.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.7||5.6|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||08:50||Ted Ginn Jr. 39 Yd Pass From Chad Pennington (Dan Carpenter Kick)||0||7|
|TD||14:52||Ricky Williams 51 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick)||0||14|
|TD||08:21||Jordan Babineaux 35 Yd Interception Return (Olindo Mare Kick)||7||14|
|FG||11:06||Olindo Mare 37 Yd||10||14|
|FG||03:31||Olindo Mare 27 Yd||13||14|
|TD||05:38||Ronnie Brown 16 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick)||13||21|
|TD||02:57||Koren Robinson 3 Yd Pass From Seneca Wallace (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)||19||21|