Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/17/12
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- With players from the 1972 Dolphins watching on the 40th anniversary of the NFL's only perfect season, Miami scored 21 unanswered points to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-3 Sunday. Pulling away from a 3-3 first-quarter tie, the Dolphins (6-8) earned their second win in the past seven games. The Jaguars (2-12) lost for the 10th time in the past 11 games. Miami rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill displayed the effective form he possessed earlier in the season, completing 22 of 28 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns and a 123.2 rating. He also ran for 52 yards on eight carries, and he passed for a two-point conversion. Dan Carpenter added field goals 53, 30 and 31 yards for the Dolphins. Jacksonville's only points came on a 37-yard Josh Scobee field goal. The Dolphins' running game produced 180 yards, including 104 yards on 21 carries by Reggie Bush. The game turned early in the second quarter on an illegal-substitution penalty that wiped out a ...
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