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Brian Hartline hurts knee, Dolphins grab lead

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The Dolphins offense put an end to its scoreless streak and lead 7-0 in the second quarter, but they lost wide receiver Brian Hartline in the process.

Hartline left the game after making a 24-yard reception late in the first quarter. The catch brought Hartline over 1,000 receiving yards for the season, the second straight year he’s passed that plateau, but he immediately headed to the trainer’s table on the sideline when the play was over. The team announced his return is questionable because of a knee injury.

Those 1,016 receiving yards are the most on the Dolphins this year, which would make Hartline’s loss a big one to the Dolphins offense if he’s done for the day. The Dolphins were able to keep driving after Hartline left the game with Ryan Tannehill hitting Marlon Moore and Rishard Matthews for key first downs to set up a five-yard touchdown pass to Mike Wallace.

That’s seven more points than they scored last week, although the loss of Hartline could limit how many more points they’ll put up the rest of the way.

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1 Response to “Brian Hartline hurts knee, Dolphins grab lead”
  1. Pittsburgh Steelers says: Dec 29, 2013 2:21 PM

    God is at work. Steelers make the playoffs.

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