Quick Take: Dolphins escape vs. Raiders

It was over when ...
The Dolphins completed a 10-play drive with a 38-yard field goal from rookie Dan Carpenter. The kick gave Miami a two-point lead with 38 seconds left in the game.

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On Miami's opening drive, Ted Ginn Jr. had a 40-yard touchdown on an end-around, and capped the game by making a 7-yard catch on fourth-and-5 during the winning drive. Ginn finished with 166 total yards.

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The Raiders' offense continues to struggle when it matters most. They finished the game 2-for-11 on third downs, bringing their season total to 30 conversions on 136 third-down attempts.

The Dolphins have won four straight for the first time since November of 2006. ... Miami has won seven of the last eight meetings with Oakland. ... With 382 total yards, the Dolphins have recorded at least 300 yards in seven straight games. ... The Raiders have scored 33 points in the first half this season, the lowest total in the NFL. ... Oakland's Johnnie Lee Higgins gave the Raiders their only lead and their only touchdown on a 93-yard punt return in the fourth quarter. ... Raiders DE Jay Richardson recorded a safety on Chad Pennington in the third quarter.

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