Nov. 20, 1978 -- Miami at Houston
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Earl Campbell rushed for 199 yards and four touchdowns as he outdueled Bob Griese at the Astrodome. Miami took a 23-21 lead early in the fourth quarter when A.J. Duhe sacked Dan Pastorini in the end zone for a safety. But Campbell scored twice in the final seven minutes, including an 81-yard sprint with 1:11 to go to ice the game. Griese, who threw an 11-yard TD pass on the game's final play, finished the night 23-for-33 for 349 yards and two TDs.

Scoring By Quarter
  1 2 3 4 Total
Miami 7 7 7 9 30
Houston 7 7 7 14 35

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
MIA TD Nat Moore 10 pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick), 4:55 MIAMI 7-0
HOU TD Earl Campbell 1 run (Toni Fritsch kick), 11:28 TIED 7-7
2nd Quarter
HOU TD Mike Barber 15 pass from Dan Pastorini (Toni Fritsch kick), 10:15 HOUSTON 14-7
MIA TD Delvin Williams 1 run (Garo Yepremian kick), 14:39 TIED 14-14
3rd Quarter
HOU TD Earl Campbell 6 run (Toni Fritsch kick), 3:08 HOUSTON 21-14
MIA TD Leroy Harris 1 run (Garo Yepremian kick), 12:33 TIED 21-21
4th Quarter
MIA STY Safety, A.J. Duhe sack of Dan Pastorini, 2:40 MIAMI 23-21
HOU TD Earl Campbell 12 run (Toni Fritsch kick), 10:14 HOUSTON 28-23
HOU TD Earl Campbell 81 run (Toni Fritsch kick), 13:49 HOUSTON 35-23
MIA TD Jimmy Cefalo 11 pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick), 15:00 HOUSTON 35-30

Team Statistics
  Miami Houston
Rushing Yards 127 265
Passing Yards 327 141
Total Yards 454 406

Passing
DOLPHINS CMP ATT YDS TD INT
Bob Griese 23 33 349 2 1
OILERS CMP ATT YDS TD INT
Dan Pastorini 10 15 156 1 1

Rushing
DOLPHINS ATT YDS AVG TD
Delvin Williams 18 73 4.1 1
Leroy Harris 12 51 4.3 1
Nat Moore 1 3 3.0 0
Bob Griese 1 0 0.0 0
OILERS ATT YDS AVG TD
Earl Campbell 28 199 7.1 4
Tim Wilson 10 35 3.5 0
Mike Barber 1 13 13.0 0
Ronnie Coleman 2 9 4.5 0
Mike Renfro 1 9 9.0 0

Receiving
DOLPHINS REC YDS AVG TD
Nat Moore 3 84 28.0 1
Duriel Harris 4 79 19.8 0
Andre Tillman 3 45 15.0 0
Bo Rather 1 39 39.0 0
Norm Bulaich 3 37 12.3 0
Leroy Harris 4 79 19.8 0
Delvin Williams 2 20 10.0 0
Jimmy Cefalo 1 11 11.0 1
Gary Davis 1 9 9.0 0
OILERS REC YDS AVG TD
Mike Barber 3 56 18.7 1
Ken Burrough 2 37 18.5 0
Rich Caster 2 31 15.5 0
Mike Renfro 2 24 12.0 0
Ronnie Coleman 1 8 8.0 0

Interceptions
DOLPHINS INT YDS TD
Rick Volk 1 0 0
OILERS INT YDS TD
Steve Kiner 1 3 0


 
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