Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Dolphins finally beat a 2023 winning record team in the Cowboys

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Miami Dolphins have finally done something they have failed to do all season. They finally beat a team with a winning record.

They defeated the Dallas Cowboys 22-20 on Christmas Eve at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Miami Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders kicks a game-winning field goal during the fourth quarter in the game against the Dallas Cowboys
Jason Sanders kicks a game-winning field goal during the fourth quarter in the game against the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

The Dolphins had 10 wins against teams, who were .500 or worse. However, the win over the Cowboys was the first time that they defeated a team that was above .500.

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With the win, the Dolphins improved to 11-4. The team also clinched a playoff berth with the win.

Plus, according to NFL Network’s Cameron Wolfe, the Dolphins are now one win away from winning the AFC East.

The Cowboys have fallen to 10-5 on the season. They have dropped their last two games, both to AFC East teams.

The Buffalo Bills defeated the Arlington, Texas-based team last week.

The loss put the Philadelphia Eagles in first place temporarily in the NFC East. The Eagles will have to defeat the New York Giants to remain in first place.

The Giants and Eagles play on Christmas Day at 4:30 pm. The game will be played at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia.

The Eagles have dropped their last three games. And there was a recent report by the Philadelphia Inquirer that questioned Jalen Hurts’ leadership within the locker room.

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Since Tommy DeVito took over, the Giants have gone 3-2. However, in their last four games, New York has won three of their last four games before losing to the New Orleans Saints last weekend.

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa went 24 of 37 for 293 yards. He had one touchdown pass.

Raheem Mostert had 11 carries for 46 yards. Tyreek Hill had nine receptions for 99 yards.

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went 20 of 32 for 253 yards. He had two touchdown passes.

Tony Pollard had 12 carries for 38 yards. CeeDee Lamb had six receptions for 118 yards and a touchdown reception.

Dallas outscored Miami 13-9 in the second half. Prescott hit Brandin Cooke for an eight-yard touchdown reception.

Brandon Aubrey made two field goals. He first made a 43-yard field goal. Then he made a 33-yard field goal.

Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders made three field goals. This included the game-winning 29-yard field goal with two seconds left.

He also made a 54-yard field goal in the third quarter. Plus, he made a 35-yard field goal in the third quarter.

Miami led 13-7 at halftime. Tagovailoa hit Mostert for a four-yard touchdown reception.

Sanders made two field goals. He made a 52-yard field goal. And he also made a 57-yard field goal.

Cowboys’ Prescott hit Lamb for a 49-yard touchdown reception.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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