The Miami Dolphins won on the road for the 3rd time this season by defeating the Green Bay Packers  by the score of 23-20 when kicker Dan carpenter blasted  a 44-yard field goal in sudden death overtime for the victory.

After a suffering a humiliating loss to the New England Patriots two weeks ago on Monday Night Football, the Dolphins used their bye week to right the ship and get back in the win column with solid play from their offense, defense & special teams. Miami employed a blue collar style game plan, utilizing the double-headed rushing attack combo of Ronnie Brown and Rick Williams, pounding the rock 39 times for 150 yards. In the passing game, Dolphins’ quarterback Chad Henne had an efficient Sunday afternoon, completing 23 of 39 passes for 231 yards and two touchdowns with Brandon Marshall hauling in ten passes for 127 yards leading the recieving core. On the other side of the ball, led by Dolphins’ linebacker Cameron Wake with three sacks, the Dolphins’ defense harassed Packers’ Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, sacking him five times. On special teams, Dan Carpenter hit on all three of his field goal attempts–one from 53 yards just before halftime, and he hit the game winner from 44 yards to seal the deal in OT.

It was an all around solid team performance in all aspects of the game improving Miami’s 2010 unbeaten road record to 3-0.  Miami will be put to the test next week when they return home to Sun Life Stadium, where they have yet to win this year, to take on Big Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers in a pivotal AFC showdown.