Dolphins stop Chad Henne and Jaguars, 24-3

Dolphins stop Chad Henne and Jaguars, 24-3
December 16, 2012, 4:22 pm
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Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush (22) runs as Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Russell Allen (50) holds on to his leg during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


MIAMI (AP) The Miami Dolphins kept former teammate Chad Henne out of the end zone, making three fourth-down stops deep in their own territory and benefiting from an odd penalty in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-3 Sunday.

Henne, playing in Miami for the first time since he departed as a Dolphins bust last offseason, threw for 221 yards with no turnovers. But the Dolphins turned back three scoring threats, and a go-ahead touchdown for the Jaguars came off the board because of an illegal-substitution penalty.

Ryan Tannehill went 22 for 28 for 220 yards and two scores with no interceptions to help Miami (6-8) win for only the second time in the past seven games. The Jaguars (2-12) helped their chances of getting the No. 1 draft pick next April.


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