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Phillips penalty hurts as Bills lose to Dolphins 21-17

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Jordan Phillips' eagerness to get the last word backfired on the Buffalo Bills.

The animated defensive tackle drew a costly penalty for taunting his former team, setting up a touchdown with nine minutes left that helped the Miami Dolphins rally past Buffalo 21-17 on Sunday.

Miami turned away two Bills drives down the stretch, and Charles Clay made a diving try but failed to catch Josh Allen's desperation fourth-down pass at the goal line in the final minute.

''This one hurts a lot,'' Allen said.

The rookie quarterback threw for 231 yards and ran for 135 to set a franchise record for rushing yards by a quarterback for the second week in a row. Miami won despite being outgained 415-175.

''It beats the heck out of the alternative,'' said Miami's Ryan Tannehill, who threw three touchdown passes .

The Dolphins (6-6) snapped a two-game losing streak and won for only the third time since Week 3, helping their slim playoff chances. The Bills (4-8) will play their customary role of spoilers in the final weeks, assured of finishing at .500 or worse for the 16th time in the past 19 years.

Phillips had said he was eager to settle old scores with the Dolphins after they released him in Week 5, and Miami was trying to rally from a three-point deficit when he tackled Kenyan Drake for a 4-yard loss deep in Bills territory.

Phillips rose, pushed Drake's leg away and drew a 15-yard penalty for taunting.

When asked to describe the call, Phillips said, ''Borderline is very generous. ... I hit someone's foot, and that's an unsportsmanlike conduct? OK.''

Bills coach Sean McDermott tempered his critique of Phillips' penalty.

''He's playing emotional football,'' McDermott said. ''He made a great play in the backfield, but at the same time, you can't beat yourself. If that's how they're going to call it, that's how they're going to call it, and we have to play smarter than that.''

On the play after the infraction, the Bills stopped Miami for another loss, and Phillips directed showy applause toward the Miami bench. Bills coaches then took him out of the game, and he watched from the sideline as Tannehill hit Kenny Stills with a 13-yard scoring pass for a 21-17 lead.

Allen then drove the Bills to the Miami 23 before he was sacked on consecutive plays, and Stephen Hauschka missed a 55-yard field goal attempt.

The Bills drove 65 yards in the final 2 1/2 minutes but again came up short - literally. A completion to Zay Jones at the 6 was overturned by a replay review. Allen's final pass was off-balance, wobbly and underthrown, but Clay said he should have made the grab.

''I just didn't come down with it,'' Clay said. ''You've just got to catch it. I feel like I let everybody down.''

Allen threw touchdown passes of 15 and 25 yards to Jones, and the duo also connected on a 2-point conversion. But Allen was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and twice missed open receivers for potential scores.

A muffed punt by the Bills' Isaiah McKenzie led to the Dolphins' second touchdown, which put them ahead 14-6.

FIERY BILLS

After the game, Phillips walked toward the Miami sideline and traded hugs with many of his former teammates.

Meanwhile, Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes confronted an official in the tunnel near the locker room. Hughes accused the official of calling him a vulgar name.

''I'll catch you. I'll catch you, guaranteed,'' Hughes shouted, waving his index finger, as he was pulled away by Bills officials.

Hughes later declined to elaborate on the reason for his anger.

''I was angry?'' he said. ''I lost the game, so I am supposed to be angry.''

INJURY REPORT

Bills C Russell Bodine left in the first quarter with a left leg injury and did not return.

Dolphins reserve CB Cornell Armstrong left with a knee injury.

UP NEXT

The Dolphins play host to AFC East New England on Sunday. The Patriots won the earlier meeting 38-7 in Week 4.

The Bills play at home Sunday against the New York Jets, who lost an earlier meeting 41-10 in Week 10.

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Key Players
J. Allen 17 QB
231 PaYds, 2 PaTDs, 2 INTs, 135 RuYds
32
FPTS
R. Tannehill 17 QB
137 PaYds, 3 PaTDs, INT, -5 RuYds
21
FPTS
Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 8:42
J.Sanders extra point is GOOD Center-J.Denney Holder-M.Haack.
plays
yds
pos
17
21
Touchdown 8:42
R.Tannehill pass short left to K.Stills for 13 yards TOUCHDOWN [T.Murphy].
6
plays
75
yds
3:18
pos
17
20
Two Point Conversion 12:00
TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. J.Allen pass to Z.Jones is complete. ATTEMPT SUCCEEDS.
plays
yds
pos
17
14
Touchdown 12:00
J.Allen pass deep middle to Z.Jones for 25 yards TOUCHDOWN.
6
plays
83
yds
3:24
pos
15
14
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 9:06
S.Hauschka 32 yard field goal is GOOD Center-R.Ferguson Holder-M.Darr.
10
plays
79
yds
5:58
pos
9
14
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 0:40
J.Sanders extra point is GOOD Center-J.Denney Holder-M.Haack.
plays
yds
pos
6
14
Touchdown 0:40
R.Tannehill pass short left to K.Drake for 3 yards TOUCHDOWN.
6
plays
36
yds
3:01
pos
6
13
Missed Point After Touchdown 11:44
S.Hauschka extra point is No Good Wide Left Center-R.Ferguson Holder-M.Darr.
plays
yds
pos
6
7
Touchdown 11:44
J.Allen pass short right to Z.Jones for 15 yards TOUCHDOWN. PENALTY on MIA-C.Wake Roughing the Passer 15 yards enforced between downs.
9
plays
55
yds
5:05
pos
6
7
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 9:42
J.Sanders extra point is GOOD Center-J.Denney Holder-M.Haack.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 9:42
R.Tannehill pass deep middle to D.Parker for 18 yards TOUCHDOWN [J.Hughes].
10
plays
75
yds
5:18
pos
0
6
Team Stats
Time of Pos 32:57 27:03
1st Downs 24 15
Rushing 10 2
Passing 10 10
Penalty 4 3
3rd Down Conv 5-13 2-9
4th Down Conv 0-1 0-0
Total Net Yards 415 175
Total Plays 66 50
Avg Gain 6.3 3.5
Net Yards Rushing 198 60
Rush Attempts 31 23
Avg Rush Yards 6.4 2.6
Net Yards Passing 217 115
Comp. - Att. 18-33 16-24
Yards Per Pass 6.6 4.8
Sacked - Yards Lost 2-14 3-22
Penalties - Yards 13-120 8-89
Touchdowns 2 3
Rushing TDs 0 0
Passing TDs 2 3
Other 0 0
Turnovers 3 1
Fumbles - Lost 3-1 1-0
Int. Thrown 2 1
Punts - Avg 4-44.3 7-45.7
Return Yards 31 6
Punts - Returns 1-0 2-6
Kickoffs - Returns 2-31 1-0
Int. - Returns 1-0 2-0
Kicking 1/3 3/3
Extra Points 0/1 3/3
Field Goals 1/2 0/0
Red Zone Eff. 2-3 -67% 3-3 -100%
Goal to Go Eff. 1-1 -100% 1-1 -100%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Bills 4-8 063817
Dolphins 6-6 770721
217 PASS YDS 115
198 RUSH YDS 60
415 TOTAL YDS 175
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
J. Allen 17 QB
32
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
54.5% 231 2 2 71.7
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
52.9% 1223 5 7 66.3
J. Allen 18/33 231 2 2 32
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
J. Allen 17 QB
32
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 135 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
57 389 4
J. Allen 9 135 0 28 32
L. McCoy 25 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
15 52 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
143 478 2
L. McCoy 15 52 0 18 6
M. Murphy 45 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 7 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
37 205 0
M. Murphy 1 7 0 7 0
C. Ivory 33 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
6 4 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
89 298 1
C. Ivory 6 4 0 4 0
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
Z. Jones 11 WR
20
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
9 4 67 2
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 41 459 4
Z. Jones 9 4 67 2 25 20
I. McKenzie 19 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 4 46 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 7 71 0
I. McKenzie 4 4 46 0 23 2
P. DiMarco 42 RB
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 38 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 3 62 0
P. DiMarco 1 1 38 0 38 3
R. Foster 16 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 1 27 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 8 256 1
R. Foster 4 1 27 0 27 2
K. Benjamin 13 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 20 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 23 354 1
K. Benjamin 4 2 20 0 15 2
L. McCoy 25 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 4 12 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 29 210 0
L. McCoy 4 4 12 0 11 6
C. Clay 85 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 1 9 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 20 178 0
C. Clay 2 1 9 0 9 0
J. Croom 80 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 15 147 1
J. Croom 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
M. Milano 58 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
46-26 3 1.0
M. Milano 4-4 0.0 0 0
T. White 27 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
32-7 1 0.0
T. White 3-1 0.0 0 0
J. Poyer 21 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
46-21 3 1.0
J. Poyer 3-2 0.0 0 0
M. Hyde 23 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
28-11 2 0.0
M. Hyde 3-1 0.0 1 0
S. Lotulelei 98 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-4 0 0.0
S. Lotulelei 2-0 0.0 0 0
T. Murphy 93 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-6 0 4.0
T. Murphy 2-0 1.0 0 0
T. Johnson 24 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
34-8 1 1.0
T. Johnson 2-0 0.0 0 0
R. Bush 20 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
22-14 0 1.0
R. Bush 2-1 1.0 0 0
J. Phillips 97 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-7 0 1.0
J. Phillips 2-1 0.0 0 0
L. Wallace 47 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-4 0 0.0
L. Wallace 2-2 0.0 0 0
L. Alexander 57 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
36-10 1 6.0
L. Alexander 1-0 1.0 0 0
J. Hughes 55 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
26-5 0 6.0
J. Hughes 1-0 0.0 0 0
K. Williams 95 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
16-8 0 5.0
K. Williams 1-0 0.0 0 0
E. Yarbrough 54 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
21-7 0 0.0
E. Yarbrough 1-2 0.0 0 0
H. Phillips 99 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
16-8 0 0.0
H. Phillips 1-0 0.0 0 0
S. Lawson 90 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
14-7 0 2.0
S. Lawson 0-1 0.0 0 0
T. Edmunds 49 MLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
56-26 0 1.0
T. Edmunds 0-4 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
S. Hauschka 4 K
3
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
1/2 0/1
SEASON FG XP
17/19 15/16
S. Hauschka 1/2 32 0/1 3
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
M. Darr 4 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
4 45.8 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
4 45.8 2
M. Darr 4 45.8 2 53
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
I. McKenzie 19 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 15.5 19 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
5 21.4 33 0
I. McKenzie 2 15.5 19 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
I. McKenzie 19 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 0.0 0 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
10 6.8 32 0
I. McKenzie 1 0.0 0 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
R. Tannehill 17 QB
21
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
66.7% 137 3 1 103.6
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
66.3% 1313 13 6 98.4
R. Tannehill 16/24 137 3 1 21
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
K. Drake 32 RB
10
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
7 31 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
96 439 4
K. Drake 7 31 0 20 10
F. Gore 21 RB
3
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
8 21 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
139 616 0
F. Gore 8 21 0 8 3
B. Bolden 38 RB
1
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 10 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 10 0
B. Bolden 1 10 0 10 1
K. Ballage 27 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 3 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
8 11 0
K. Ballage 4 3 0 8 0
R. Tannehill 17 QB
21
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 -5 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
25 100 0
R. Tannehill 3 -5 0 -1 21
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
D. Parker 11 WR
10
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
7 4 43 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 21 278 1
D. Parker 7 4 43 1 18 10
K. Stills 10 WR
9
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
6 4 37 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 24 369 5
K. Stills 6 4 37 1 13 9
B. Butler 14 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 4 25 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 4 25 0
B. Butler 4 4 25 0 14 2
K. Drake 32 RB
10
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 13 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 40 311 4
K. Drake 4 2 13 1 10 10
F. Gore 21 RB
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 10 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 11 100 1
F. Gore 1 1 10 0 10 3
N. O'Leary 83 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 9 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 8 86 1
N. O'Leary 1 1 9 0 9 0
I. Ford 84 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
I. Ford 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
K. Alonso 47 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
8-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
68-38 3 0.0
K. Alonso 8-3 0.0 0 0
R. Jones 20 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
43-10 2 0.0
R. Jones 6-1 0.0 0 0
R. McMillan 52 MLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
52-21 0 0.0
R. McMillan 6-2 0.0 0 0
M. Fitzpatrick 29 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
33-27 1 0.0
M. Fitzpatrick 4-1 0.0 0 0
B. McCain 28 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
32-9 1 1.0
B. McCain 4-0 1.0 0 0
X. Howard 25 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 2 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
25-10 7 0.0
X. Howard 3-1 0.0 2 0
R. Quinn 94 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
20-10 0 3.0
R. Quinn 2-0 1.0 0 1
C. Wake 91 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
15-12 0 4.0
C. Wake 2-0 0.0 0 0
T. McDonald 22 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
52-20 3 0.0
T. McDonald 2-2 0.0 0 0
D. Godchaux 56 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
19-13 0 0.0
D. Godchaux 1-1 0.0 0 0
C. Harris 90 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-8 0 0.0
C. Harris 1-0 0.0 0 0
A. Branch 50 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-6 0 1.0
A. Branch 1-1 0.0 0 0
S. Williams 98 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-2 0 0.0
S. Williams 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Baker 55 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
39-17 1 2.0
J. Baker 1-0 0.0 0 0
Z. Hood 97 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-4 0 0.0
Z. Hood 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
J. Sanders 7 K
3
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
0/0 3/3
SEASON FG XP
16/17 26/27
J. Sanders 0/0 0 3/3 3
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
M. Haack 2 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
7 45.7 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
64 45.5 31
M. Haack 7 45.7 2 56
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
D. Smythe 81 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 0.0 0 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 0.0 0 0
D. Smythe 1 0.0 0 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
K. Stills 10 WR
9
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 3.0 6 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
2 3.0 6 0
K. Stills 2 3.0 6 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:42 BUF 25 2:56 6 15 Punt
3:58 BUF 49 1:09 3 -6 Punt
1:49 BUF 45 5:05 9 55 TD
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:29 BUF 42 2:43 3 3 Punt
0:40 BUF 10 0:40 6 49 INT
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 BUF 7 5:58 10 79 FG
6:15 BUF 4 2:58 6 23 Punt
1:48 BUF 23 1:16 4 18 INT
0:24 BUF 17 3:24 6 83 TD
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
8:42 BUF 25 5:08 8 38 FG Miss
2:33 BUF 10 1:40 7 60 Downs
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 MIA 25 5:18 10 75 TD
6:46 MIA 13 2:48 3 -12 Punt
2:49 MIA 13 1:00 3 6 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:44 MIA 14 2:15 3 -5 Punt
6:46 MIA 22 3:05 5 10 Punt
3:41 BUF 36 3:01 6 36 TD
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:02 MIA 25 2:47 5 15 Punt
3:17 MIA 23 1:29 3 2 Punt
0:32 MIA 44 0:08 1 0 INT
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:00 MIA 25 3:18 6 75 TD
3:34 MIA 45 1:01 3 6 Punt
0:53 MIA 30 0:53 2 -2 Game