The Dolphins then ran 51 yards to take a 3-0 lead over Sanders' 47 goals. The big game in the drive was a 19-yard Fitzpatrick finish at Parker.
The Dolphins missed a good opportunity to add to their lead when they made the touchdown in the fourth and goal of the 3-yard line in the second game of the second quarter.
Fitzpatrick's decisive pass to the rookie Myles Gaskin, making his regular season debut in the NFL, tipped the scales and the delay allowed the Indianapolis defense to surrender to Gaskin before he had the chance to enter the end zone after his in the field and he was arrested without gain.
The Colts then joined the Dolphins on a 28-yard line, but the defense again played a big game when Baker punched a hole in the middle of the line and dropped Hoyer for a 9-yard loss. lost the ball and the running back Marlon Mack recovered the fumble.