Dec 8, 2013 at 6pm UK at ​Heinz Field
Miami Dolphins
34-28
Pittsburgh Steelers
FT
3
Q1
7
Sanders (4:20)
Clay (8:15)
7
Q2
0
Thomas (10:50), Hartline (4:56)
14
Q3
14
Brown (8:58), Polamalu (8:11)
Clay (2:56)
10
Q4
7
Cotchery (14:56)

Mike Sherman: Daniel Thomas showed great "mental toughness"

Coach Mike Sherman of the Texas A&M Aggies looks on from the sidelines during a game against the Missouri Tigers at Kyle Field on October 29, 2011
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Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman feels that Daniel Thomas showed "mental toughness" to play through an injury to help his side beat the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman believes that running back Daniel Thomas showed great "mental toughness" to play through an injury.

The 24-year-old was forced to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers despite having an ankle injury as primary back Lamar Miller left the game with a concussion but Thomas put in a stellar performance rushing for 105 yards a touchdown.

"There is a certain amount of mental toughness that plays a part in it," Sherman told South Florida Sun-Sentinel. "He wasn't 100 percent but he played as if he was.

"There's one thing to play with some pain and another things to play well with some pain, and he certainly played well."

The Dolphins are 7-6 in their season and face the New England Patriots in week 15.

Charles Clay #42 of the Miami Dolphins celebrates his second quarter touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers with teammates including Ryan Tannehill #17 at Heinz Field on December 8, 2013
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