The Colts had the ball for 14:53 in their 27-23 victory, the lowest time of possession for a winning team since 1977.
Colts TE Dallas Clark had seven catches for 183 yards, the fourth-highest total for a tight end since 1970.
Peyton Manning’s 48-yard touchdown pass to WR Pierre Garcon in the fourth quarter made him the winningest quarterback in Colts history.
The Colts defensive linemen were flagged for jumping offsides five times.
Rookie RB Donald Brown was on the field for the Colts during crunch time.
Clark’s huge night indicates that the Dolphins didn’t solve their first week problem slowing down opposing tight ends.
The Dolphins had a chance to win the game at the end of the fourth quarter, but WR Ted Ginn had a ball deflect off his hands and QB Chad Pennington was intercepted in the end zone by Colts S Antoine Bethea.
Earlier in their final drive, the Dolphins had to burn their final timeout because they had the wrong personnel group on the field.
The Dolphins showed off celebrity co-owners like Jennifer Lopez and Serena Williams, as well as team legends like Bob Griese and Dan Marino, before the game got underway.