Fletcher has broken arm

The Dolphins got a well-deserved three-day break after their scintillating 40-21 victory at Dallas on Thanksgiving Day. It easily was Miami's most complete victory of the season and it couldn't have come at a better. What follows are some news and notes coming out of the game.

Cornerback Jamar Fletcher's season very well could be over after it was revealed he had sustained a broken arm in the victory over the Cowboys.

A decision on his status probably won't be made for a couple of days, but don't be surprised if Alphonso Roundtree is signed off the practice squad to replace Fletcher.

-- Defensive tackle Tim Bowens underwent an MRI on Friday to determine the extent of an injury to his left calf.

Bowens was hurt in the first half of Thursday's game and did not return.

-- Other injuries from the Dallas game were sustained by DE Jason Taylor (shoulder) and LB Junior Seau (shoulder), but both players returned after their injuries and they should be ready to go for Sunday's big game at New England.

-- Cornerback Patrick Surtain sat out the latter stages of the game after re-injuring his troublesome right ankle, but he said he probably could have finished the game had the score been closer.

-- Some statistical notes from the Dallas game:

• Chris Chambers' three touchdowns gave him nine on the season, the most by a Dolphins wide receiver since 1991 when Mark Clayton finished with 12.

Ricky Williams tied the franchise record with his 15th 100-yard rushing performance. It took him 28 games to tie a mark that took Larry Csonka 106 games to accomplish.

• Jay Fiedler's first-quarter rushing touchdown was his 10th in a Dolphins uniform, breaking the team mark he had shared with Dan Marino and David Woodley.


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