Dolphins open with 17-10 win at Washington
Miami overcomes slow start to beat Redskins
WASHINGTON – The Miami Dolphins overcame a slow start to pick up a win at Washington 17-10.
The key play in the game happened early in the fourth quarter.
With the game tied at 10, Jarvis Landry fielded a punt and went 69 yards for a touchdown.
The Redskins opened the scoring with a 12-play, 53-yard drive that ended in a field goal.
Washington expanded its lead to 10-0 in the second quarter when Kirk Cousins hit Jordan Reed for a 3-yard touchdown.
The Dolphins offense woke up in the second quarter.
Ryan Tannehill hit Rishard Matthews for a 2-yard touchdown to get Miami on the board.
Washington led 10-7 at the half.
The Dolphins tied at the game at 10 in the fourth quarter with an Andrew Franks 22-yard field goal.
The Dolphins defense struggled at times but made big plays.
Both Brent Grimes and Brice McCain had interceptions for the Dolphins.
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