On This Date 11/5/1972

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The Miami Dolphins defeat the Buffalo Bills for the second time in three weeks to remain unbeaten at 8-0. Earl Morrall struggles, completing just five passes with a touchdown and a pick-six, but the Miami rushing attack overpowers the Bills. Mercury Morris leads the ground attack in the mud, rushing for 106 yards on 11 carries with two touchdowns. Larry Csonka adds 72 yards on 17 carries, while Jim Kiick collects 63 yards on 12 carries. In total, the Dolphins rush for 254 yards. It is the sixth straight win for the Dolphins against the AFC East rivals from Western New York. The Dolphins would win 20 straight, spanning the entire decade of the 1970s.