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Third-quarter notes: Patriots 21, Dolphins 0

Posted By Christopher Price On December 30, 2012 @ 6:45 pm In General | No Comments

FOXBORO — The third quarter is done here at Gillette, and the Patriots remain in control with a 21-0 lead. Here are a few quick third-quarter notes:

‘€¢The Patriots started the third quarter with back-to-back sacks on Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill. First, Vince Wilfork [1] brought him down for a two-yard loss, and then Trevor Scott [2] picked up a five-yard sack on third down to force a Miami punt. (Justin Francis [3] had his second sack of the game with a takedown of Tannehill late in the quarter.)

‘€¢Late in the third, the Dolphins had their first real scoring opportunity of the afternoon, as Tannehill guided them to the New England 3-yard line. But Reggie Bush [4] fumbled the ball on the Patriots 1-yard line, giving the ball back to New England with just over four minutes left in the quarter.

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[1] Vince Wilfork: http://media.weei.com/football/vince-wilfork.htm

[2] Trevor Scott: http://media.weei.com/football/trevor-scott.htm

[3] Justin Francis: http://media.weei.com/football/justin-francis-rutgers.htm

[4] Reggie Bush: http://media.weei.com/football/reggie-bush.htm

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