1:00 PM ET, December 14, 2008
Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL
49ers dominate the ball, but Pennington, Dolphins continue to surge
• The Dolphins haven't allowed a touchdown in their last three games.
• Joey Haynos' touchdown catch was his first reception since Week 4 of the preseason.
• The 49ers lost despite having the ball for 38:13 and allowing only 11 first downs. They were held to a season-low nine points.
• The Dolphins had zero turnovers in their win over the 49ers. With just 10 turnovers lost this season, they have the fewest turnovers through a team's first 14 games in NFL history. The 2007 Patriots had 11 turnovers through 14 games.
-- ESPN research
49ers T Adam Snyder left the game in the first quarter due to a sprained left ankle. ... Porter went to the X-ray room after the game. A Dolphins official said the team had no information about any injury. ... Umpire Scott Dawson left the game in the second quarter. His nose was bloodied when he was blindsided by two Miami defenders. ... Pennington connected on his first six passes, extending his two-game streak to 17 completions in a row to break Dan Marino's team record of 15 set in 1992.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.0||5.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||09:46||David Martin 61 Yd Pass From Chad Pennington (Dan Carpenter Kick)||0||7|
|FG||03:57||Joe Nedney 38 Yd||3||7|
|TD||08:27||Joey Haynos 19 Yd Pass From Chad Pennington (Dan Carpenter Kick)||3||14|
|FG||02:46||Joe Nedney 23 Yd||6||14|
|FG||09:21||Joe Nedney 28 Yd||9||14|