The game was originally suspended at roughly 2:15 p.m. ET and delayed for two hours when lightning was first spotted in the area and
After the game resumed at 4:10 p.m. ET, the game was suspended again due to lightning just forty minutes later at 4:50 p.m. ET. The Dolphins held a 7-3 lead with 6:47 left in the third quarter when the game resumed a second time.
The game finally concluded around 8 p.m. ET, after all four of the late games had already ended, setting a record for the longest game since the AFL-NFL merger.