The Dolphins won this game by running the ball offensively and forcing turnovers on defense. Ryan Tannehill was solid a a game manager type in this game as he completed 13 of 25 passes for 130 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs. He also carried the ball 6 times for 44 yards (7.3 ypc) in this game. Rookie Lamar Miller led the way on the ground for the Fins with 73 yards rushing on 10 carries (7.3 ypc). Reggie Bush also had a solid game with 19 carries for 65 yards (3.4 ypc) with 1 TD run and he also caught 4 passes for 42 yards (10.5 avg) with 2 TD grabs. WRs Rishard Matthews (2 rec, 37 yards) and Armon Binns (3 rec, 27 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Dolphins. The Dolphins finished up with 182 yards rushing on 35 carries (5.2 ypc) and they also completed 13 of 25 passes (52%) for 119 yards as they had possession of the ball for 30:17.
The defense did a lot of bending, but they didn’t break today against the Bills. LBs Karlos Dansby (10 tackles and 1 QB hit) and Kevin Burnett (8 tackles) led the way for the Fins on D in this game. Safeties Chris Clemons (5 tackles and 1 fumble recovery) and Reshad Jones (2 tackles, 1 pass defensed, 1 QB hit, 2 fumble recoveries and 1 interception) also had big games for the Dolphins today. The Bills finished up with 154 yards rushing on 28 carries (5.5 ypc) and they also completed 20 of 35 passes (57.1%) for 227 yards. The Dolphins are now 7-8 on the year.