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From the archives | 2007

Patriots march past Dolphins to stay unbeaten

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - There was a fan in the end zone at Dolphin Stadium yesterday wearing a No. 72 Dolphins jersey with Undefeated where the player’s name would be. Maybe the Patriots Pro Shop should start loading up on 07 Patriots jerseys with Unstoppable on the back.

Playing the unworthy successors of that 1972 team, the only one in NFL history to record an unbeaten and untied season (17-0, including playoffs), and with its coach, Hall of Famer Don Shula, in attendance, the Patriots continued their march toward perfection with a 49-28 evisceration of the winless Dolphins.

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