The New England Patriots squeaked out a win over the Miami Dolphins, 27 to 24, on December 24, 2011.

Final

MIA

Dolphins

5-10-0

24

NE

Patriots

12-3-0

27

Team

MIA

NE

1

3

0

2

14

0

3

0

17

4

7

10

Total

24

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

MIA

NE

Dolphins

Dan Carpenter 47-yard field goal

3

0

2nd quarter

MIA

NE

Dolphins

Brandon Marshall 19-yard pass from Matt Moore (Dan Carpenter kick)

10

0

Dolphins

Charles Clay 1-yard pass from Matt Moore (Dan Carpenter kick)

17

0

3rd quarter

MIA

NE

Patriots

Stephen Gostkowski 45-yard field goal

17

3

Patriots

Deion Branch 1-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

17

10

Patriots

Tom Brady 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

17

17

4th quarter

MIA

NE

Patriots

Stephen Gostkowski 42-yard field goal

17

20

Patriots

Tom Brady 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

17

27

Dolphins

Davone Bess 15-yard pass from Matt Moore (Dan Carpenter kick)

24

27