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Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Pats 27-20

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part.

Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and Miami snapped the New England Patriots' eight-game winning streak with a surprising 27-20 victory.

The Dolphins (6-7) were 11-point underdogs at home, but they kept the Patriots (10-3) from clinching their ninth consecutive AFC East title - at least for another week.

''It was a bad night,'' Brady said. ''We've had a lot of good nights this year. This was a bad night.''

Brady went 24 for 43 for 233 yards and one touchdown. Miami sacked him twice and hit him five times, and held the Patriots to 25 yards rushing. New England was 0 for 11 on third down.

''Our focus every game is to hit the quarterback as hard as we can and make him uncomfortable,'' defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh said. ''I think we did a pretty good job of it.''

The Dolphins' Jay Cutler threw for 263 yards and three scores, including two to Jarvis Landry. Kenyan Drake had 114 yards rushing and 79 receiving.

A Brady touchdown pass cut the deficit to 10 points with 13 minutes left, but the Patriots' next three possessions netted 5 yards. After a New England field goal, Miami sealed the victory by recovering an onside kick with 53 seconds to go.

''This gives us a boost,'' Cutler said. ''Winning is what keeps you in this game. The locker room after a game, there's nothing like it.''

The Dolphins wore their 1972 uniforms, and for the first time in four prime-time appearances this season, they rose to the occasion. Miami tried to turn the game into a laugher in the third quarter when Landry caught a touchdown pass and then set the ball down in the end zone and pumped it repeatedly - a reference to the Patriots' Deflategate scandal.

''It's all about taking the air out of the ball,'' Landry said.

Coach Adam Gase beat New England for the first time in four tries. His team snapped the Patriots' 14-game road winning streak, second-best ever behind San Francisco's 18 in a row from 1988-90.

Gase threw a lot of wrinkles at the Patriots early, with tight end MarQueis Gray and receivers Landry and Jakeem Grant taking turns lining up in the backfield.

''We used a lot of guys,'' Cutler said. ''We were mixing it up. Adam was dialing it up well.''

Cutler spun out of the grasp of blitzing safety Jordan Richards to throw a completion that kept Miami's first touchdown drive going.

The 5-foot-7 Grant made a leaping catch against Malcolm Butler for his first career touchdown reception, a 25-yarder.

Meanwhile, the Patriots sputtered without tight end Rob Gronkowski, who served a one-game suspension for a late hit to the head of an opponent.

''We got beat in all three areas of the game,'' coach Bill Belichick said.

BALL HAWK

Brady underthrew an open Brandin Cooks deep, and Howard closed for the interception and a 29-yard return to set up a touchdown. Howard also had two interceptions a week ago against Denver.

Brady came into the game with only four interceptions all season.

SLOW START

The temperature was 55 degrees at kickoff - frosty by Miami standards - and the Patriots were sluggish from the outset. They were outgained 123 yards to 2 in the first quarter, when Brady went 0 for 4 with an interception.

ANTHEM

The Dolphins' Kenny Stills, Michael Thomas and Julius Thomas knelt in protest during the national anthem, as they've done for most of the season. Stills was nominated by his teammates last week for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

INJURIES

Patriots DT Alan Branch left the game with a knee injury. Starting S Patrick Chung limped off in the final minute.

UP NEXT

The Patriots visit AFC North champion Pittsburgh on Sunday in a possible playoff preview.

The Dolphins play the Bills in two of their final three games, including Sunday at Buffalo.

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Key Players
T. Brady 12 QB
233 PaYds, PaTD, 2 INTs
11
FPTS
J. Cutler 6 QB
263 PaYds, 3 PaTDs, 4 RuYds
28
FPTS
Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:53
S.Gostkowski 33 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Cardona, Holder-R.Allen.
6
plays
62
yds
1:31
pos
20
27
Point After TD 13:05
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Cardona, Holder-R.Allen.
plays
yds
pos
17
27
Touchdown 13:05
T.Brady pass short right to J.White for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
6
plays
53
yds
2:29
pos
16
27
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 4:43
C.Parkey extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Denney, Holder-M.Haack.
plays
yds
pos
10
27
Touchdown 4:43
J.Cutler pass short middle to J.Landry for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
8
plays
82
yds
4:21
pos
10
26
Point After TD 11:03
C.Parkey extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Denney, Holder-M.Haack.
plays
yds
pos
10
20
Touchdown 11:03
J.Cutler pass deep left to J.Grant for 25 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
5
plays
46
yds
2:21
pos
10
19
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:02
S.Gostkowski 46 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Cardona, Holder-R.Allen.
8
plays
47
yds
3:31
pos
10
13
Point After TD 3:33
C.Parkey extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Denney, Holder-M.Haack.
plays
yds
pos
7
13
Touchdown 3:33
J.Cutler pass short right to J.Landry for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7
plays
80
yds
2:45
pos
7
12
Point After TD 6:18
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Cardona, Holder-R.Allen.
plays
yds
pos
7
6
Touchdown 6:18
L.Waddle reported in as eligible. R.Burkhead left tackle for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
5
plays
51
yds
2:56
pos
6
6
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 3:49
C.Parkey 44 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Denney, Holder-M.Haack.
8
plays
34
yds
4:26
pos
0
6
Field Goal 9:01
C.Parkey 30 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Denney, Holder-M.Haack.
13
plays
69
yds
5:59
pos
0
3
Team Stats
Time of Pos 23:51 36:09
1st Downs 14 21
Rushing 2 6
Passing 9 13
Penalty 3 2
3rd Down Conv 0-11 4-14
4th Down Conv 0-0 1-1
Total Net Yards 248 362
Total Plays 55 70
Avg Gain 4.5 5.2
Net Yards Rushing 25 120
Rush Attempts 10 30
Avg Rush Yards 2.5 4.0
Net Yards Passing 223 242
Comp. - Att. 24-43 25-38
Yards Per Pass 5.2 6.4
Sacked - Yards Lost 2-10 2-21
Penalties - Yards 9-78 8-102
Touchdowns 2 3
Rushing TDs 1 0
Passing TDs 1 3
Other 0 0
Turnovers 2 0
Fumbles - Lost 0-0 1-0
Int. Thrown 2 0
Punts - Avg 7-47.7 7-45.0
Return Yards 86 85
Punts - Returns 5-37 2-9
Kickoffs - Returns 3-49 3-47
Int. - Returns 0-0 2-29
Kicking 4/4 5/5
Extra Points 2/2 3/3
Field Goals 2/2 2/2
Red Zone Eff. 2-3 -67% 2-3 -67%
Goal to Go Eff. 2-3 -67% 2-2 -100%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Patriots 10-3 01001020
Dolphins 6-7 6714027
223 PASS YDS 242
25 RUSH YDS 120
248 TOTAL YDS 362
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
T. Brady 12 QB
11
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
55.8% 233 1 2 59.5
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
67.4% 3865 27 6 105.2
T. Brady 24/43 233 1 2 11
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
D. Lewis 33 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 17 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
117 607 3
D. Lewis 5 17 0 11 6
R. Burkhead 34 RB
10
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 8 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
60 252 4
R. Burkhead 5 8 1 3 10
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
D. Amendola 80 WR
7
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
9 6 76 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 52 565 2
D. Amendola 9 6 76 0 26 7
D. Lewis 33 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 5 50 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 20 137 1
D. Lewis 5 5 50 0 20 6
R. Burkhead 34 RB
10
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 5 45 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 29 249 3
R. Burkhead 5 5 45 0 23 10
B. Cooks 14 WR
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
7 1 38 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 54 924 5
B. Cooks 7 1 38 0 38 3
J. White 28 RB
7
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 3 11 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 54 421 3
J. White 4 3 11 1 7 7
D. Allen 83 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 2 10 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 7 50 1
D. Allen 5 2 10 0 8 1
J. Develin 46 FB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 2 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 6 38 0
J. Develin 1 1 2 0 2 0
C. Hogan 15 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 1 1 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 34 439 5
C. Hogan 5 1 1 0 1 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
D. McCourty 32 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
65-13 1 1.0
D. McCourty 7-0 1.0 0 0
P. Chung 23 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
60-11 1 0.0
P. Chung 6-1 0.0 0 0
E. Roberts 52 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
40-13 0 2.0
E. Roberts 5-2 0.0 0 0
M. Flowers 59 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
15-2 0 0.0
M. Flowers 4-1 0.0 0 0
L. Guy 93 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
26-19 0 0.0
L. Guy 4-1 0.0 0 0
S. Gilmore 24 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
32-2 2 0.0
S. Gilmore 3-0 0.0 0 0
M. Butler 21 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
47-5 2 0.0
M. Butler 3-0 0.0 0 0
J. Jones 31 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
34-4 1 1.0
J. Jones 2-0 0.0 0 0
T. Reilly 51 MLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-3 0 0.0
T. Reilly 2-0 0.0 0 0
E. Lee 55 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-2 1 2.0
E. Lee 2-0 0.0 0 0
A. Branch 97 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-0 0 0.0
A. Branch 2-0 0.0 0 0
J. Freeny 44 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 0.0
J. Freeny 2-0 0.0 0 0
E. Rowe 25 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-1 0 0.0
E. Rowe 2-0 0.0 0 0
A. Butler 70 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-8 0 2.0
A. Butler 1-1 1.0 0 0
D. Harmon 30 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
14-6 3 0.0
D. Harmon 1-0 0.0 0 0
M. Brown 90 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
23-11 0 1.0
M. Brown 0-1 0.0 0 0
J. Richards 37 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
19-2 0 0.0
J. Richards 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
S. Gostkowski 3 K
8
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
2/2 2/2
SEASON FG XP
31/34 37/38
S. Gostkowski 2/2 46 2/2 8
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
R. Allen 6 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
7 47.7 3
SEASON NO AVG IN20
47 43.3 18
R. Allen 7 47.7 3 53
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
D. Lewis 33 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 16.3 19 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
17 26.6 103 1
D. Lewis 3 16.3 19 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
B. Reedy 17 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 7.0 13 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
18 9.7 88 0
B. Reedy 3 7.0 13 0
D. Amendola 80 WR
7
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 8.0 11 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
20 8.9 40 0
D. Amendola 2 8.0 11 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
J. Cutler 6 QB
28
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
65.8% 263 3 0 112.1
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
64.1% 2100 18 11 85.4
J. Cutler 25/38 263 3 0 28
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
K. Drake 32 RB
18
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
25 114 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
90 434 2
K. Drake 25 114 0 31 18
J. Cutler 6 QB
28
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 4 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
15 25 0
J. Cutler 4 4 0 6 28
M. Gray 48 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 2 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 5 0
M. Gray 1 2 0 2 1
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
K. Drake 32 RB
18
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
6 5 79 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 23 189 1
K. Drake 6 5 79 0 47 18
J. Landry 14 WR
16
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
8 8 46 2
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 88 745 8
J. Landry 8 8 46 2 10 16
J. Grant 19 WR
10
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 42 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 5 57 1
J. Grant 4 2 42 1 25 10
D. Parker 11 WR
4
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
6 4 40 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 40 454 1
D. Parker 6 4 40 0 15 4
K. Stills 10 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 18 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 50 751 6
K. Stills 4 2 18 0 11 1
A. Fasano 80 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 17 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 9 91 1
A. Fasano 1 1 17 0 17 1
J. Thomas 89 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 11 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 39 373 3
J. Thomas 4 2 11 0 6 1
M. Gray 48 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 10 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 1 10 0
M. Gray 1 1 10 0 10 1
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
T. McDonald 22 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
19-11 1 0.0
T. McDonald 5-3 0.0 0 0
K. Alonso 47 MLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
62-28 0 1.0
K. Alonso 5-2 0.0 0 0
L. Timmons 94 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
50-22 0 0.0
L. Timmons 4-1 0.0 0 0
R. Jones 20 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
72-20 2 0.0
R. Jones 3-4 0.0 0 0
A. Verner 42 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-2 0 0.0
A. Verner 2-1 0.0 0 0
N. Suh 93 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
23-15 0 4.0
N. Suh 2-1 1.0 0 0
J. Phillips 97 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-6 0 2.0
J. Phillips 1-0 1.0 0 0
B. McCain 28 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
26-11 2 1.0
B. McCain 1-3 0.0 0 0
D. Godchaux 56 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
21-13 0 0.0
D. Godchaux 1-2 0.0 0 0
C. Allen 59 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
22-4 0 0.0
C. Allen 1-2 0.0 0 0
X. Howard 25 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-0 2 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
33-5 4 0.0
X. Howard 0-0 0.0 2 0
C. Harris 90 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-4 0 1.0
C. Harris 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
C. Parkey 1 K
9
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
2/2 3/3
SEASON FG XP
15/16 23/26
C. Parkey 2/2 44 3/3 9
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
M. Haack 16 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
7 45.0 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
73 44.7 28
M. Haack 7 45.0 2 56
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
S. Perry 34 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 16.5 18 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
7 20.0 29 0
S. Perry 2 16.5 18 0
J. Grant 19 WR
10
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 14.0 14 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
18 22.8 31 0
J. Grant 1 14.0 14 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
J. Landry 14 WR
16
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 9.0 9 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
12 6.8 16 0
J. Landry 1 9.0 9 0
J. Grant 19 WR
10
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 0.0 0 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
21 6.9 27 0
J. Grant 1 0.0 0 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:01 NE 25 0:46 3 0 INT
3:49 NE 25 1:02 3 2 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:53 NE 9 3:42 6 35 Punt
9:14 NE 49 2:56 5 51 TD
3:33 NE 25 3:31 8 47 FG
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 NE 20 1:36 3 -6 INT
11:03 NE 20 1:59 3 9 Punt
4:43 NE 15 1:16 5 18 Punt
0:34 NE 47 2:29 6 53 TD
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:49 NE 15 1:23 3 0 Punt
7:51 NE 19 0:46 3 6 Punt
5:17 NE 22 0:54 3 -1 Punt
2:24 NE 23 1:31 6 62 FG
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 MIA 19 5:59 13 69 FG
8:15 MIA 40 4:26 8 34 FG
2:47 MIA 29 2:54 5 23 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:11 MIA 14 1:57 3 5 Punt
6:18 MIA 20 2:45 7 80 TD
0:02 MIA 25 0:02 1 -1 Half
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:24 NE 46 2:21 5 46 TD
9:04 MIA 18 4:21 8 82 TD
3:27 MIA 15 2:53 4 5 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:05 MIA 18 1:16 3 4 Punt
10:26 MIA 28 2:35 5 17 Punt
7:05 MIA 38 1:48 3 2 Punt
4:23 MIA 29 1:59 5 16 Punt
0:53 NE 44 0:53 2 -1 Game