Miami Dolphins vs Cleveland Browns: Game Capsule

CLEVELAND BROWNS (4-7) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-5)

SERIES


BROWNS

DOLPHINS

SERIES LEADER

7-6

STREAKS

6 of past 8

COACHES VS. OPP.

Mangini: 5-1

Sparano: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 24-23 vs. Panthers

W 33-17 at Raiders

LAST GAME

10/14/07: Dolphins 31 at Browns 41.  Cleveland scores on 5 of 6 1st-half possessions to jump to 27-10 lead over Miami.  Browns WR Braylon Edwards has 3 receiving TDs (24, 5, 16).

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/26/04: Dolphins 10, Browns 7.  Miami's Olindo Mare kicks 51-yard FG with 7 seconds remaining to lead Dolphins past Browns on Sunday night.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf.  SIRIUS: 153 (Cle.), 126 (Mia.).  XM: 103 (Mia.).

STATS

PASSING

McCoy (R): 81-127-975-3-3-85.3 OR

Delhomme: 57-95-569-1-6-54.2

Henne: 212-335-2,447-11-12-81.3

RUSHING

Hillis: 199-905-4.5-11 (2L)

R. Brown: 140-539-3.9-3

RECEIVING

Hillis (RB): 46-414-9.0-2

Marshall: 58-693-11.9-1

OFFENSE

310.3

341.5

TAKE/GIVE

+4

-3

DEFENSE

356.7

305.3

SACKS

Benard: 6.5

Wake: 10.5 (1C)

INTs

Haden (R): 4 (T2C)

6 tied: 1

PUNTING

Hodges: 43.6

Fields: 43.4

KICKING

Dawson: 72 (24/24 PAT; 16/20 FG)

D. Carpenter: 95 (2C) (17/17 PAT; 26/31 FG)

NOTES

BROWNS:  Rookie QB COLT MC COY (3rd round, No. 85) has 87.7 passer rating as starter against AFC teams.  In only career game at Mia. (w/ Car. on 9/25/05), QB JAKE DELHOMME had 285 passing yards w/ 3 TDs vs. 1 INT & 97.9 passer rating...RB PEYTON HILLIS rushed for 131 yards w/ 3 TDs last week & added 6 rec. for 63 yards, joining MARSHALL FAULK (9/17/00) as only players in NFL history to record at least 130 rushing yards, 3 rush TDs, 6 rec. & 60 receiving yards in game.  Hillis (11) joins Pro Football HOFer JIM BROWN & LEROY KELLY as only Browns to rush for at least 11 TDs in season...WR BRIAN ROBISKIE had career-best 7 catches last week...TE BENJAMIN WATSON has 3 career TD receptions vs. Mia., 2nd-most vs. any opponent...LB MATT ROTH was selected by Dolphins in 2nd round of '05 NFL Draft & played in 65 games w/ Mia...Rookie CB JOE HADEN (1st round, No. 7) is 1st Browns player w/ INT in 3 consecutive games in 1st NFL season since BERNIE PARRISH in 1959...S ABRAM ELAM had career-high 2 sacks last week.

DOLPHINS:  In past 2 appearances, QB CHAD HENNE has completed 36 of 58 passes (62.1 pct.) for 547 yards w/ 3 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 96.0 passer rating.  Henne posted 3rd 300-yard passing game of season last week & 6th of career...Dolphins had season-high 186 rush yards last week...RB RONNIE BROWN had 101 rush yards in last game vs. Browns.  RB RICKY WILLIAMS had season-long 45-yard TD run last week...WR BRANDON MARSHALL has TD catch in 2 of 3 meetings vs. Browns.  WR DAVONE BESS had 2nd 100-yard receiving game of career last week (111).  Bess leads AFC & ranks 2nd in NFL w/ 24 rec. on 3rd down (RODDY WHITE, 25).  WR BRIAN HARTLINE has 70+ receiving yards in past 4.  Hartline is Canton, OH native...Rookie WR MARLON MOORE (undrafted free agent) had 1st TD last week on 57-yard catch...S CHRIS CLEMONS had 1st INT of career in Week 12...DE CAMERON WAKE aims for 3rd straight game w/ sack & has career-best 10.5 sacks this season...LB KARLOS DANSBY leads team w/ 80 tackles.

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