On This Date 12/3/1972

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The Dolphins remain unbeaten into December, beating the New England Patriots 37-21. The score is closer than the game indicates, as the Patriots scored 14 points in garbage time. In getting to 12-0, the Dolphins get big games from Mercury Morris, who rushes for 113 yards, while Larry Csonka runs for 91 yards, reaching 1,000 yards on the season. Miami rushed for 304 yards, Hubert Ginn rushed for 47 yards, Charlie Leigh added 30 yards, and Jim Kiick had 21 yards.