McCoy's late-game magic sends Dolphins to 0-3

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m.
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By Tom Withers, AP Sports Writer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Colt McCoy saved his best moments for last.

McCoy threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Mohamed Massaquoi with 43 seconds left, capping an 80-yard drive in the final minutes to rally the Cleveland Browns to a 17-16 win Sunday over winless Miami, a loss that will bring even more heat on embattled Dolphins coach Tony Sparano.

McCoy completed nine of 13 passes for all 80 yards on Cleveland's final drive, making up for an otherwise lackluster and inaccurate performance. On third-and-5, McCoy pump faked before lofting a perfect pass to the right corner over rookie cornerback Jimmy Wilson to a leaping Massaquoi.

The Browns (2-1) then withstood a late comeback attempt as safety Mike Adams intercepted Chad Henne with 13 seconds left.

With two road games upcoming, the Dolphins (0-3) needed a win to take pressure off Sparano.

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