Late Interceptions Help Dolphins Beat Chargers

The Dolphins won a fourth game in a row with their 31-24 victory in San Diego on Sunday

The Miami Dolphins won their fourth game in a row with a 31-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

The four straight wins has improved Miami's record on the season to 5-4. This was also the first time that the Dolphins won on the road this year. Prior to this contest, Miami was 0-3 on the road.

This win did not come easily and it almost slipped away during the fourth quarter. Jakeem Grant muffed a punt and San Diego recovered the ball in Miami's red zone. The Dolphins would do a solid defensive job and Tony Lippett ended the threat with an interception in the end zone. The lost fumble was Miami's first turnover since week five.

Following that pick, Miami would come up with another big one. With San Diego driving down the field, Byron Maxwell came away with an interception of his own. The Dolphins would come up with yet another huge interception with about a minute left. San Diego was nearing field goal range in a tie game until Kiko Alonso intercepted a pass and returned it for the go-ahead touchdown. Lippett would come down with another INT on San Diego's final drive of the game.

Tannehill had arguably his best game of the season with a 17-24 day for 240 yards. Miami's quarterback completed two touchdown passes and once again avoided any interceptions. Tannehill has now gone four straight games without being picked off.

Next up for Miami is a game against the Los Angeles Rams. Next Sunday's game will be Miami's first against the Rams since they left St. Louis.

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