1:00 PM ET, December 6, 2009
Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL
Henne leads drive for winning FG as Pats stay winless at opponents' stadiums
MIAMI -- The New England Patriots' road woes sent Tom Brady to his knees Sunday. When his final desperation pass was intercepted, he stooped over and buried his face in the turf, as if trying to hide.
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• New England lost consecutive games for the first time since Weeks 9-10 of the 2006 season.
• The Dolphins scored the final 12 points of the game, improving to 5-0 in December under Tony Sparano.
• Chad Henne threw a career-high 52 passes, the most by a Dolphins QB since Joey Harrington in 2006, and threw for a career-high 335 yards. Henne joined Dan Marino as the only Miami QB to win a game in which they attempted 52 passes.
• Tom Brady threw for 352 yards with 2 TDs and 2 INTs, the first time he's had two straight games with at least two picks since Weeks 12-13 of the 2003 season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Tom Brady didn't have much trouble with the long ball Sunday against the Dolphins, but both of his interceptions came on throws of 10 yards or less.
|More than 10 yards||10 yards or less|
For the first time this season, Miami didn't run a wildcat play. ... Broadcaster Larry King joined the Dolphins' radio team for part of the game. King did color commentary for the Dolphins in 1969-71 and in 1977. ... Miami's Davone Bess had 10 catches for 117 yards, both career highs. ... In the past nine games, Brady has thrown only one fourth-quarter touchdown pass.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||8.3||5.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-3||2-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||11:48||Randy Moss 58 Yard Pass From Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 80 yds, 3:22
|TD||15:00||Kevin Faulk 6 Yard Run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 80 yds, 6:45
|TD||11:10||Davone Bess 13 Yard Pass From Chad Henne (Dan Carpenter Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 88 yds, 3:53
|FG||0:06||Dan Carpenter 29 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 83 yds, 1:54
|TD||12:16||Sam Aiken 81 Yard Pass From Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 71 yds, 0:41
|FG||10:04||Dan Carpenter 24 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 6 plays, 46 yds, 2:02
|TD||3:25||Brian Hartline 7 Yard Pass From Chad Henne (Chad Henne Pass to Anthony Fasano For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 12 plays, 64 yds, 5:28
|FG||1:07||Dan Carpenter 41 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 51 yds, 2:42