Miami 34, Oakland 14

Sunday, December 4, 2011 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, December 4, 2011
WHERE: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
TEMPERATURE: 80°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Mike Carey
ATTENDANCE: 57225

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Oakland 0 0 0 14 14
Miami 6 7 21 0 34

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 7-5 3-3 4-2 L1
Miami 4-8 3-3 1-5 W1

Recap


Matt Moore ran for one touchdown and threw for another, and the Miami Dolphins held the visiting Oakland Raiders to 46 yards rushing en route to a 34-14 victory on Sunday.

Reggie Bush rushed for 100 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown run – set up by a 77-yard kickoff return by Clyde Gates to open the second half – to put Miami in front 20-0.

Moore’s 6-yard touchdown run in the third quarter gave Miami a 27-0 lead as the Dolphins (4-8) won for the fourth time in their last five games. Moore finished 13 of 25 for 162 yards.

The Raiders (7-5), who had their three-game winning streak snapped, fell into a first-place tie with Denver in the AFC West. The Broncos won at Minnesota 35-32 on Sunday.

Oakland’s Michael Bush, who had averaged 107.8 yards rushing in place of the injured Darren McFadden, was held to 18 on 10 carries Sunday.

Miami’s defense got into the scoring act when Kevin Burnett intercepted Carson Palmer’s pass and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to make it 34-0.

Palmer finished 20 of 41 for 273 yards with two touchdowns.

Miami took a 13-0 lead when Moore found Davone Bess open on a crossing pattern for a 12-yard touchdown with 8:30 left in the first half.

The Dolphins had the ball for 9:45 of the first quarter, but had to settle for a pair of Dan Carpenter field goals.

Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour was ejected in the third quarter for throwing a punch.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Oakland   Miami
Michael Bush Player Reggie Bush
10 Attempts 22
18 Yards 100
1.8 Avg Yards 4.6
0 Touchdowns 1
3 Long 29
Receiving
Oakland   Miami
Chaz Schilens Player Anthony Fasano
6 Receptions 4
89 Yards 66
14.8 Avg Yards 16.5
0 Touchdowns 0
30 Long 26

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Oakland 304 46 258 2 0 0 1.0 0
Miami 362 209 153 4 2 1 2.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game at home against Philadelphia . The Dolphins have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Green Bay. The Raiders have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .583 after a loss.
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