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Dolphins Vs. Patriots, Final Score: New England Overcomes 17-0 Deficit in 27-24 Win Over Miami

The New England Patriots (12-3) fell behind 17-0 at halftime of their Week 16 matchup with the Miami Dolphins (5-10) only to storm back and score 27 of the game's final 34 points in a 27-24 come-from-behind win at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. It was New England's seventh straight win.

Miami jumped on the Patriots early, with Matt Moore burning the suspect New England secondary for two first half touchdown passes. The Dolphins held Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in check, as the New England signal caller completed just 7 of 19 passes for 87 yards and was sacked three times.

Brady and the Patriots offense erupted, however, in the second half. He completed 20 of 27 passes for 217 yards, finishing the game 27 for 46 for 304 yards.

Reggie Bush was stellar again for the Dolphins, gaining over 100 yards on the ground for a fourth straight game. He finished the day with 113 yards on 22 carries.

For more on the Dolphins, please visit The Phinsider, SB Nation's Dolphins blog. For the perspective from the other side, please visit SB Nation Boston and Pats Pulpit, SB Nation's Patriots blog.

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