Buffalo 17, Miami 14

Sunday, December 19, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, December 19, 2010
WHERE: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
TEMPERATURE: 67°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Jeff Triplette
ATTENDANCE: 65511

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Buffalo 0 10 7 0 17
Miami 0 7 0 7 14

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Buffalo 4-10 2-5 2-5 W2
Miami 7-7 1-6 6-1 L1

Recap

Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Buffalo Bills dealt the Dolphins’ playoff hopes a crushing blow with a 17-14 win at Miami on Sunday.

After a scoreless first quarter, Fitzpatrick connected with David Nelson for an 18-yard score to give Buffalo a 7-0 lead.

Chad Henne was 33 of 45 for 276 yards passing with an interception for the Dolphins (7-7).

Henne connected with Brandon Marshall midway through the fourth quarter on a 9-yard scoring pass to cut the deficit to 17-14.

Miami got the ball back trying for a game-tying field goal late in the game but ran out of time.

Neither team cracked 80 yards rushing the ball.

Fitzpatrick was 16 for 26 passing for 223 yards. His 15-yard touchdown pass to Steve Johnson made it 17-7 in the third quarter. Buffalo improved to 4-10 and has won two straight.

Ronnie Brown scored on a 6-yard touchdown run for Miami.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Buffalo   Miami
Fred Jackson Player Ronnie Brown
15 Attempts 10
36 Yards 39
2.4 Avg Yards 3.9
0 Touchdowns 1
7 Long 9
Receiving
Buffalo   Miami
Steve Johnson Player Brandon Marshall
6 Receptions 11
69 Yards 106
11.5 Avg Yards 9.6
1 Touchdowns 1
18 Long 16

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Buffalo 282 71 211 2 1 1 3.0 0
Miami 326 65 261 2 0 1 2.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game at home against Detroit . The Dolphins have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Buffalo will play their next game at home against New England. The Bills have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .286 after a loss.
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