Bush leads Dolphins to first win in Philbin era

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m.
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By Steven Wine, AP Sports Writer

MIAMI (AP) — Reggie Bush ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, and the Dolphins won a home opener for the first time since 2005 by beating the Raiders 35-13.

Ryan Tannehill threw his first NFL touchdown pass, ran for another and avoided any turnovers after tossing three interceptions in his pro debut a week earlier.

The Dolphins improved to 1-1, and Joe Philbin earned a sideline drenching for his first victory as a head coach. The Raiders, under new coach Dennis Allen, are 0-2 for the first time since 2007.

Bush broke four tackles on a 23-yard touchdown run that put Miami ahead to stay in the third quarter. After Miami forced a punt, Bush struck again, this time on a 65-yard scoring run.

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