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Senior Issue 2024
June 5, 2024

The Miami Dolphins Historic Game against Denver Broncos

The Miami Dolphins had a historic win against the Denver Broncos.
Camila Gomez
The Miami Dolphins’ Football field at the Hard Rock Stadium

The Dolphins, Miami’s NFL team, played the Denver Broncos on Sunday, September 24th. Even though the Dolphins were the favorite going into the game, the Dolphins ended up exceeding expectations.

The Dolphins scored seventy points while the Broncos scored twenty points. The Dolphins set their franchise record for most points scored in a game, and had the third highest scoring game in NFL history. The Dolphins had the opportunity to beat the all time record, but opted not to in a demonstration of sportsmanship.

The Dolphins also became the first team in NFL history to score 10 touchdowns while covering 726 total yards in a single game.

“We’re not trying to go out there and humiliate teams” Tua Tagovaiola, the Dolphins’ starting quarter back, said in regards to not attempting a field goal.

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Tagovailoa played a nearly perfect game, attaining a passer rating of 155.8 out of 158.3 by completing 23 out of 26 passes. The Dolphins’ quarterback also scored 4 touchdowns.

Running-backs Raheem Mostert and De’Von Achane each scored 4 touchdowns and combined for more than 300 yards combined.

“This doesn’t compare to anything I’ve seen or been a part of…proud of our guys,” Tagovailoa said after the game.

The Dolphins are currently the last team in the American Football Conference that is undefeated, with a 3-0 record.


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About the Contributor
Camila Gomez
Camila Gomez, Staff Writer
Camila Gomez is a freshman and journalist at MAST Academy. This is her first year here at MAST and her first time trying out journalism. She’s looking forward to writing for The Beacon. “I chose journalism because language arts is my favorite subject and it sounded fun” she says. Gomez’s decided on coming to MAST for the location, as well as the academics. “I actually almost went to Immaculata-La Salle High School but eventually decided on MAST,” Gomez said. Besides school Gomez really enjoys American football. “If this school had American football I would love to cover it for the newspaper.”
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