Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/1/12
Entering Week 4 of the 2012 NFL season, the NFC was 8-4 in games against the AFC. This comes as a surprise because in previous seasons (Super Bowl aside), the AFC reigned supreme over the NFC in regular season match-ups. With two cross-conference games scheduled today, the lead will grow or narrow.After the San Francisco 49ers pummeled the New York Jets 34-0, the remaining AFC/NFC clash for this week pitted the 1-2 Miami Dolphins, traveling to Glendale, Arizona against the 3-0 Cardinals. First-year head coach Joe Philbin was hoping his rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill, banged up running back Reggie Bush, and a ferocious Dolphins defense could put the clamps on Kevin Kolb of Arizona and take away their perfect record.Through two quarters, it looked as if Miami would end the day with a .500 record. With Ryan Tannehill playing lights out, throwing for 219 yards while setting up two field goals and a one yard rushing touchdown, Miami found themselves ahead 13-0 as the first half expire...
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