FROM THE GAME

Here's a look at some notes, quotes and anecdotes from the Dolphins' 48-30 loss at Kansas City.

-- The Dolphins might have suffered a big blow on the offensive line, with left tackle Mark Dixon going down with a leg injury in the second half. The early diagnosis is a left knee strain, but the Dolphins will know more on Monday.

-- Punt returner Albert Johnson sustained an ankle injury late in the game when he was nailed by a Chiefs player after failing to call for a fair catch on a high punt.

-- Cornerback Patrick Surtain sat out for the second consecutive game, but defensive end Jason Taylor was able to play despite a knee injury.

-- The Dolphins lost a timeout in the first half when Coach Dave Wannstedt challenged a ruling that Ricky Williams had been stopped at the Chiefs 1-yard line at the end of a 29-yard pass play. It was a bad move by Wannstedt because replays clearly indicated Williams didn't score on the play, and also because they still had a first-and-goal at the 1-yard line and wound up scoring on the very next play.

-- The Dolphins entered the game with an NFL-best streak of 16 games without giving up a touchdown on the opponent's first drive, but that ended with Trent Green's 9-yard touchdown pass to Tony Gonzalez.

-- When Morten Andersen kicked a 51-yard field goal in the first quarter to give Kansas City a 10-7 lead, it marked the first time all season that the Dolphins had trailed.

-- Wide receiver James McKnight made his first catch of the season when he gained 10 yards early in the second quarter.

-- Defensive tackle Larry Chester was shaken up on the play where Priest Holmes scored on a 25-yard run, the longest run allowed by the Dolphins this season.

-- The Dolphins got a break when officials ruled Ricky Williams was down before he fumbled in the second quarter despite replays showing the ball clearly coming out before he was brought down. It didn't matter, though, because Jay Fiedler was intercepted two plays later.

-- What they said:

Coach Dave Wannstedt: "Let's start off by giving credit the Chiefs credit. They made a lot of plays. ... If you score 30 points, from a defensive standpoint you've got to feel that you can put yourself in a position to win the game."

LB Morlon Greenwood: "It's a shock to me. The bottom line is they made plays and we didn't. We've got to clean things up and get ready for next week."

OT Todd Wade: "We thought we were going to give ourselves a shot to win the game at the end, but things didn't work out."


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