Quick Take: Dolphins continue hot streak

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Dolphins linebacker Joey Porter sacked 49ers quarterback Shaun Hill on fourth-and-10 from the Miami 21 with 1:07 remaining in the game. The sack halted a 49ers comeback attempt and increased Porter's league-leading sack total to 17.5.

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Despite playing a ball-control battle with winds in the mid- to high-teens for most of the game, Miami QB Chad Pennington threw two touchdown passes in the first half, allowing the tough Dolphins defense to play with a lead.

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Miami's defense increased its streak of quarters without allowing a touchdown to 12, after holding St. Louis and Buffalo out of the end zone the previous two weeks. San Francisco was limited to three Joe Nedney field goals (from 38, 23 and 28 yards).

San Francisco RB Frank Gore made the trip to his hometown of Miami but didn't play because of a sprained left ankle. His replacement, DeShaun Foster, ran 18 times for 76 yards and made five catches for 25 yards. ... Versatile 49ers TE Vernon Davis lined up as a running back early in the fourth quarter and rushed off left tackle for 11 yards. It was his first carry of the season, though he had two carries for 5 yards during his rookie season in 2006. ... San Francisco lost despite winning time of possession 38:13 to 21:47. ... ... Check out the playoff possibilities for the Dolphins.

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