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Tannehill throws for 3 TDs to help Dolphins rout Rivers and Chargers 37-0

  • Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin argues a call with field judge Doug Rosenbaum during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin argues a call with field judge Doug Rosenbaum during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)  (The Associated Press)

  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)  (The Associated Press)

  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) avoids a tackle by San Diego Chargers defensive end Tenny Palepoi (72) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) avoids a tackle by San Diego Chargers defensive end Tenny Palepoi (72) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)  (The Associated Press)

Ryan Tannehill threw for 288 yards and three scores Sunday, and the Miami Dolphins forced four turnovers to rout the San Diego Chargers 37-0.

Tannehill went 24 for 34 and threw touchdown passes to Charles Clay, Rishard Matthews and Jarvis Landry. San Diego's Philip Rivers threw three interceptions, two to Brent Grimes, and was sacked three times.

The Dolphins (5-3) earned their third consecutive victory. The Chargers (5-4) lost their third game in a row and remain winless in South Florida since January 1982.

Every Miami victory this season has been by double digits, and this was the most lopsided yet. San Diego was shut out for the first time since 1999, and the Dolphins earned their first shutout since 2006.

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