The stadium shook with a roar as Ryan Tannehill skipped across the field pumping his arms with glee, the Miami Dolphins' comeback complete.
Tannehill lobbed a 1-yard touchdown pass to rookie Dion Sims with 38 seconds left Sunday, and the unbeaten Dolphins rallied past the Atlanta Falcons 27-23.
The score capped a 13-play, 75-yard drive after Atlanta's Matt Bryant missed a 35-yard field goal attempt with 4:46 left. Jimmy Wilson intercepted Matt Ryan to seal the victory.
Miami fell behind 10-0 and 20-10 and trailed much of the game, but nonetheless improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2002. The enthusiastic crowd of 70,660 reflected the buzz building about the surprising Dolphins, who are trying to end a streak of four consecutive losing seasons.
The injury-plagued Falcons, who were one play from the Super Bowl last season, fell to 1-2.
Tannehill finished 24 for 35 for 236 yards and two scores. He shook off two turnovers and five sacks, and was at his best at the end of each ...