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Miami 34, Atlanta 7
When: 7:00 PM ET, Thursday, August 30, 2018
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Ron Torbert
Attendance: 71192

Brock Osweiler starred for the Dolphins and Miami capped the preseason with a 34-7 win over the Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Thursday night.

Osweiler tossed touchdowns in the first quarter -- to running back Buddy Howell -- and third (wide receiver Francis Owusu) and the Dolphins ran away from the Falcons early.

Previously winless in the preseason, the Dolphins built a 24-0 lead and kept Atlanta off the board until Falcons rookie running back Malik Williams' 8-yard score in the second quarter.

Howell followed rookie running back Kalen Ballage in reaching paydirt in the second quarter to stake the Dolphins to a 21-0 lead. Howell's TD catch and run each covered one yard.

Falcons quarterback Kurt Benkert was intercepted twice.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Rushing
Miami   Atlanta
Brandon Radcliff Player Terrence Magee
14 Attempts 6
53 Yards 27
3.8 Avg Yards 4.5
0 Touchdowns 0
13 Long 14
Receiving
Miami   Atlanta
Isaiah Ford Player Jaeden Graham
4 Receptions 3
43 Yards 36
10.8 Avg Yards 12.0
0 Touchdowns 0
18 Long 23
Team Stats Summary
 
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
Miami 343 117 226 4 2 2 3.0 0
Atlanta 185 84 101 1 0 1 3.0 0
Upcoming Games
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Falcons have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game at home against Tennessee. The Dolphins have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.