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Dolphins Hang In; Can’t Finish in 27-13 Loss to 49ers

Dolphins Hang In; Can’t Finish in 27-13 Loss to 49ers

The Miami Dolphins knew Sunday it would be a tough task to go on the road and win in San Francisco against a still very good 49ers team. They hung in for most of the day, but in the end, they were not up to the challenge, losing to the Niners 27-13 to f…
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  • Frank Gore sports dead Dolphins logo after game

    Frank Gore sports dead Dolphins logo after game

    Frank Gore must have been confident that the San Francisco 49ers would beat out the Miami Dolphins. Via Sacramento Bee reporter Matt Barrows, this is the shirt Gore wore after the game. It was a bold choice because Gore had to be assured of the result w…
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  • Aldon Smith’s two sacks, Colin Kaepernick’s TD lead 49ers to vi…

    Aldon Smith’s two sacks, Colin Kaepernick’s TD lead 49ers to victory

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    Heading into a hostile environment in San Francisco, the Miami Dolphins turned in a solid effort on Sunday. But in the end the 49ers were too strong, too physical and too good, and they earned a hard-fought win to stay on top in the NFC West. San Franci…
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  • Dolphins and 'Niners tied at 0-0 going to second quarter

    Dolphins and 'Niners tied at 0-0 going to second quarter

    miamiherald.com Dec 9, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO -- It's not a blowout! In fact, the Dolphins and 49ers are knotted at 0-0 but the Dolphins have at least mounnted a drive versus the vaunted 'Frisco D. The 49ers, meanwhile, have been largely unable to move with any consistency on offense.…
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  • ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Heat 106, Hornets 90

    ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Heat 106, Hornets 90

    miamiherald.com Dec 9, 2012
    GAME STORY: Click Me! BEST OF LAST NIGHT: The Heat's second quarterMiami outscored the Hornets 33-15. Shane Battier and Joel Anthony provided energy off the bench and the Heat blew the game open with a 25-4 run. The Heat was 13 of 17 from the floor in t…
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  • Dolphins at 49ers: Which team has the advantage?

    Dolphins at 49ers: Which team has the advantage?

    miamiherald.com Dec 9, 2012
    So which team has the advantage today? Well, see if you agree with me: When the Dolphins run the ball: You know about the Dolphins short-yardage struggles. They have converted only 12 of 26 tries on third-and-1 or less and only 5 of 11 tries on third-an…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    Bills RB C.J. Spiller has a starry group of admirers. It looks like a tough matchup for the Dolphins offense this week. Former Patriots WR Troy Brown isn’t a big fan of current Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd. The Jets defense feels a lot better about itself
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  • Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdo…

    Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdown With James Harden

    dimemag.com Dec 9, 2012
    With talent comes the luxury of not always needing to play hard. For the Clippers, this is a gift and a curse. The only thing they’ve really been consistent with this year is being inconsistent, and despite a recent four-game winning streak, their recor
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-49ers Recap 03:07

    Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-49ers Recap

    Dec 9
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the 49ers' 27-13 win over the Dolphins
  • Video - Dolphins postgame press conference 03:30

    Dolphins postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    Dolphins react following game with 49ers
  • Video - Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights 00:56

    Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights

    Dec 9
    The San Francisco 49ers dominate on the ground, scoring three rushing touchdowns, as they knock off the Miami Dolphins 27-13 on Sunday.
  • Video - 49ers Bounce Back 00:36

    49ers Bounce Back

    Dec 9
    49ers recover from loss to Rams with 27-13 win over Dolphins.

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    Dec 9
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    Dec 10
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