The New England Patriots squeaked out a win over the Miami Dolphins, 27 to 24, on December 29, 2002.

Final

MIA

24

NE

27

Team

MIA

NE

1

7

0

2

14

10

3

0

3

4

3

11

OT

0

3

Total

24

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

MIA

NE

Dolphins

Ricky Williams 8-yard run (Olindo Mare kick)

7

0

2nd quarter

MIA

NE

Dolphins

Ricky Williams 14-yard run (Olindo Mare kick)

14

0

Patriots

Antowain Smith 11-yard run (Adam Vinatieri kick)

14

7

Dolphins

James McKnight 32-yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)

21

7

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 41-yard field goal

21

10

3rd quarter

MIA

NE

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 36-yard field goal

21

13

4th quarter

MIA

NE

Dolphins

Olindo Mare 28-yard field goal

24

13

Patriots

Troy Brown 3-yard pass from Tom Brady (Tom Brady pass to Christian Fauria for two-point conversion)

24

21

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 43-yard field goal

24

24

OT

MIA

NE

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 35-yard field goal

24

27