Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/17/12
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- With players from the 1972 Miami 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. "When you consider many of the greatest players in our franchise's history from the 1972 team were in attendance," Miami coach Joe Philbin said, "it was a great home win. Our guys played as a team." Miami rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill displayed the effective form he possessed earlier in the season, completing 22 of 28 passes for 220 yards with 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. "It's big for us (to keep winning down the stretch)," ...
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