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Brady, Pats blank Dolphins to earn playoff bye

Brady, Pats blank Dolphins to earn playoff bye

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and the New England Patriots regained their dominance after a rare slump, earning a playoff bye with a 28-0 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
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  • Patriots holding on to 21-0 lead in fourth quarter

    Patriots holding on to 21-0 lead in fourth quarter

    miamiherald.com Dec 30, 2012
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --It was an "almost" third quarter for the Dolphins. They almost scored a TD on offense ... but Reggie Bush and Ryan Tannehill mishandled the handoff inside the five-yard line and the Patriots recovered at their own 1-yard li…
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  • Live blog: Dolphins at Patriots

    Live blog: Dolphins at Patriots

    The season-finale ... can you believe it? The Colts beat the Houston Texans today so if the Patriots win, they can secure a first-round bye. That means they are unlikely to rest their starters. With the Bills beating the Jets, the Dolphins will finish s…
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  • Stability offers the Dolphins ... stability but no stars yet

    Stability offers the Dolphins ... stability but no stars yet

    miamiherald.com Dec 30, 2012
    ESPN is reporting the New York Jets are soon going to fire offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, the former Dolphins coach fired last year from Miami. The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert, formerly of t…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    A call for the Bills defense to make things as easy on the Jets as they did in the opener. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald wonders if the Dolphins will take advantage of their opportunities this offseason. The return of LB Brandon Spikes would be a…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-Patriots Recap 02:21

    Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-Patriots Recap

    Dec 30
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Patriots' 28-0 win over the Dolphins.
  • Video - Patriots Wrap-Up 01:44

    Patriots Wrap-Up

    Dec 30
    Mike Reiss breaks down the Patriots' 28-0 win against the Dolphins and the road ahead in the playoffs.
  • Video - Dolphins postgame press conference 01:54

    Dolphins postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Dolphins react following game with Patriots
  • Video - Dolphins postgame press conference 01:54

    Dolphins postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Dolphins react following game with Patriots

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    Dec 30
    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady appear headed for yet another memorable playoff collision.
  • NFL playoffs -- The AFC is better than you think

    Dec 30
    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady appear headed for yet another memorable playoff collision.
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- NFC deep with gunners, runners

    Dec 30
    The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.