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Dolphins Beat Patriots to Stay Alive in Playoff Race

      With Sunday’s 22 to 12 win Miami now is 9-5 on the season, still clinging to the number 7 spot in the playoffs. The race to acquire the wildcard spot is on, and there are now two games left this season. Although the Patriots no longer have the stranglehold on the AFC East as they have for the last 19 years, this was still a tough rivalry game. With Sunday’s loss the Patriots are now eliminated from playoff contention,  the first time they’ve missed the playoffs since 2008. […]