Trickery leads to 3 TDs and helps Miami Dolphins beat Seattle
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Dolphins scored one long touchdown on a flea-flicker and another with a running-back-to-running-back handoff. The Dolphins' sizable bag of tricks saved them on a day when their offense sputtered, and they withstood a frantic rally by the injury-riddled Seahawks to win 21-19 yesterday. The loss drops the Seahawks' record to 2-7. The Seahawks trailed for the final 53 minutes of the game but nearly forced overtime. Koren Robinson caught a 3-yard touchdown pass from Seneca Wallace with 2:57 left to make the score 21-19. But on the 2-point conversion try, Seattle was pushed back to the 8 because of a false start, and Yeremiah Bell batted away Wallace's pass at the goal line. Seattle recovered a fumble inside the Miami 30 on the next series, but officials reviewed the play and ruled the ball was down before it came loose. The Dolphins then punted, and Seattle advanced to the Miami 49 before Wallace's pass glanced off the hands of John Carlson on fourth-and-10 with 18 seconds left. (---) The Seahawks' next game is Sunday at home against the Arizona Cardinals. Seattle hopes to have quarterback Matt Hasselbeck back. He's missed five games because of a sore knee aggravated by a bulging disc in his back.
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