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Down 20, Fins ride backup QB to victory

By Associated Press
Published December 5, 2005

MIAMI - Even in the afternoon shadows covering the end zone, Chris Chambers was easy to spot, leaping to make the reception that capped the Dolphins' biggest comeback victory since 1974.

Chambers caught a 4-yard pass from backup Sage Rosenfels on fourth down with 6 seconds left, the last of three touchdowns Miami scored in the final 11:35 to win.

Chambers curled into the end zone and outmaneuvered cornerback Jabari Greer for his 15th reception of the game.

"I took a quick, deep breath and said, "Relax,"' Rosenfels said. "The clock was running. We figured whatever coverage they were in, the best play was to throw it up for Chris."

Lee Evans caught three touchdowns to put the Bills ahead 21-0 in the first quarter, and they led 23-3 in the fourth.

Quarterback Gus Frerotte was forced to the bench with a concussion in the third quarter, and Rosenfels directed touchdown drives of 70, 49 and 73 yards. Chambers set Miami records for catches and yards receiving with 238.

NOTABLE: Miami defensive end Jason Taylor had his right shoulder in a strap. He said he'll have an MRI exam today.

[Last modified December 5, 2005, 03:00:29]


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