January 3, 2016- 20-10- This was a pretty typical last game of the season combined with hot and humid 80 degree temperatures. The Patriots tried to run early and often as 16 of their first 18 plays from scrimmage were on the ground. New England was without Edelman as he was sidelined after having foot surgery. This was also the season of the phantom offensive pass interference calls on Gronk.
September 7, 2014- 33-20- This one was a doozy with a kickoff temperature 89 and "feels like" temperature of 100. It would be the Pats first opening game loss since 2003. The game started with a 3 and out possession by the Patriots. That miserable offensive start was quickly followed by a blocked punt. A Miami touchdown was soon to follow. The new-look Dolphins' offense had 5 new offensive line-man and former Bronco star Knowshon Moreno running behind them. Moreno finished the game with 24 carries for 134 yards and a touchdown. The Patriots did hit the century mark with penalty yards, never a good thing. When it came to converting 3rd downs the Pats were a miserable 5 for 17.