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Nine sacks, Moore injury derails Dolphins as they stumble against Eagles 26-10

Michael Vick made a triumphant return from an injury by throwing for 208 yards and a touchdown, and the Eagles totaled nine sacks and beat the Miami Dolphins 26-10 Sunday.

Philadelphia took advantage of three takeaways to score 24 points during a nine-minute span in the second quarter, and later sent Miami quarterback Matt Moore to the sideline with a head injury.

To make matters worse, Dolphins Pro Bowl tackle Jake Long left the game in the first quarter with a back injury, and after that they had trouble blocking the Eagles. Philadelphia’s short-yardage defense stuffed Miami on four possessions, twice on fourth down and twice to force kicks.

The Dolphins went 3 for 18 on third and fourth-down conversions.

Miami’s lone touchdown was set up by an early blocked punt. Moore threw only his second interception in the past six games, lost a fumble and was sacked four times. He left the game midway through the second half after being hit from behind as he threw an incomplete pass.

Miami’s Jimmy Wilson blocked a punt to set up the game’s first score, which came when Moore hit Brandon Marshall on third down for a 16-yard score.


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