First Half Summary; 6-0 Dolphins
October 23rd, 2011 - 12:32pm by Gray Caldwell
The first half in Sun Life Stadium has come to a close with the Dolphins holding a narrow 6-0 lead.
Below are some of the standout statistics:
The Broncos are over the 100-yard rushing mark as a team in the first half. Denver is outrushing Miami 118-58. Willis McGahee leads the team with 14 carries for 61 yards — an average of 4.4 yards per carry — and Tebow is behind him with 38 yards on six runs — an average of 6.3 per carry. Knowshon Moreno has also carried the ball twice for 19 yards.
Tebow has completed three of his five passes for 24 yards and has been sacked twice en route to a 72.1 quarterback rating. His 21-yard rush in the second quarter was his longest of the season.
Neither team converted a third down in the first half — the Broncos are 0-for-5, and the Dolphins are 0-for-6.
The Broncos defense has helped keep the team in the game, holding the Dolphins to 105 total yards in the first half and keeping them out of the end zone in their two red-zone possessions.
Jonathan Wilhite, making his second start of the season, leads the team with six tackles, and Brian Dawkins collected his first sack of the year in the first quarter.
Here’s a listen to the first-half audio highlights, courtesy of the Broncos radio team on 850 KOA.
Meanwhile, the halftime ceremony honoring the 2008 National Champion Florida Gators is drawing equal cheers and boos. There are plenty of Gator fans in Miami, but apparently there are just as many Gator haters.
Denver will receive to start the second half.
Tags: First Half, Gameday Coverage, Miami Dolphins, Week 7