Patriots Rewind: Patriots 21 Dolphins 11

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September 13, 2020

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Patriots kicked off the 2020 season with an ugly 21-11 win over the Miami Dolphins. Here are ten quick thoughts on the game by yours truly. 1. The Patriots as expected tailored the offense to Cam Newton’s skill set. Newton carried the ball 15 times for 75 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also threw for 155 yards. He finished with 230 yards of total…

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Patriots: Cam Newton Era begins with a win and a statement drive

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September 13, 2020

AP Photo/Steven Senne By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 We didn’t know what to expect, and it wasn’t pretty, but the results were still the same in the end. The Cam Newton Era in New England opened with a 21-11 win at a silent Gillette Stadium on Sunday afternoon. It was certainly a changing of the times, as the running game was the story. Newton carried the ball 15 times himself for…

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Patriots Preview: Miami Dolphins (0-0) at New England Patriots (0-0)

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September 13, 2020

Line: Patriots -7 Key players for Miami: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, WR Devonte Parker, RB Jordan Howard, TE Mike Gesicki, LB’s Kyle Van Noy, Elandon Roberts, DE Christian Wilkins Opening kickoff: Old friend Brian Flores and his revamped Miami Dolphins visit Gillette Stadium to kick off the 2020 season. Miami beat the Patriots at Gillette to end last season and it cost them a first round bye. A lot has changed…

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Patriots: Scouting the Miami Dolphins Offense and Defense

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September 11, 2020

The Patriots kick off the 2020 season on Sunday with a visit from old friend Brian Flores and the Miami Dolphins. Miami closed out the 2019 season beating the Patriots at Gillette and costing them a first round bye in the process. Despite playing well down the down stretch last season, Flores fired offensive coordinator Chad O’Shea and brought in Chan Gailey for a second tour of duty as Dolphins…

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Patriots Rewind: Dolphins 27 Patriots 24

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December 30, 2019

Game Rewind: The Patriots suffered one of the worst losses in the Belichick, Brady era losing 27-24 to a putrid Miami Dolphins team. The Dolphins outplayed the Patriots for most of the game and made big plays when they needed them, particularly down the stretch. Ryan Fitzpatrick hit tight end Mike Gesicki on a five yard touchdown pass to win the game with 24 seconds left. The loss cost the…

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Patriots Preview: Miami Dolphins (4-11) at New England Patriots (12-3)

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December 28, 2019

The Patriots host former assistant Brian Flores and the Miami Dolphins today in the regular season finale at Gillette Stadium. With a win, the Patriots would secure the second seed in the AFC and would get a first round bye. Miami has not won in Foxboro since 2008. On paper, this is a winnable game but the Dolphins have played well of late and are far different than the team…

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Patriots Rewind: Patriots 43 Dolphins 0

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September 15, 2019

After a sluggish first half, the Patriots took control in the second half and buried the Dolphins 43-0. The story will be the debut of Antonio Brown but the dominant performance of the defense should be the real story. They were once again tremendous. Here are five thoughts on this game. 1. Solid debut for Antonio Brown: Brown caught 4 passes for 56 yards and a touchdown. He was targeted…

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Patriots: New England Patriots (1-0) at Miami Dolphins (0-1)

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September 15, 2019

Miami has traditionally been a house of horrors for the Patriots through the years and many felt with Brian Flores leading the Dolphins, that would continue to be the case. Instead, the Dolphins are rebuilding and tanking for all intents and purposes. They might just have the worst roster in the NFL. All of sudden what used to be tough game now appears to be a winnable game. Here are…

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Patriots: Dolphins turn to the Patriot Way with the hiring of Brian Flores

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January 12, 2019

Reports surfaced on Friday that the Miami Dolphins are going to hire Patriots linebackers coach and de facto defensive coordinator Brian Flores as their new head coach as soon as the Patriots season ends. For the second straight year, the Patriots top defensive assistant has landed a head coaching. Flores was applauded by the teams he interviewed with last off-season for his intelligence and the leadership qualities he exhibited. The…

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Patriots Pulse Recap: Patriots 38 Dolphins 7

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October 1, 2018

Game Rewind: The Patriots got off to a fast start offensively and never looked back crushing the Dolphins 38-7. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Sony Stock Goes Up: We got a glimpse of why Bill Belichick used a first round pick on running back Sony Michel. The rookie running back carried the ball 25 times for 112 and a touchdown. Michel has the look of a starting…

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