Miami Dolphins at Cleveland Browns - Game Capsule

Time to change the story here on the Phinsider.  That's right.  It's time to start looking forward to the Miami Dolphins at Cleveland Browns game on Sunday.  

With that thought in mind, here's this week's game capsule:

MIAMI DOLPHINS (0-2) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (1-1)

SERIES

 

DOLPHINS

BROWNS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 7-7

STREAKS

Past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Sparano: 0-1

Shurmur: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 23-13 vs. Texans

W 27-19 at Colts

LAST GAME

12/5/10: Browns 13 at Dolphins 10. Cleveland K Phil Dawson converts 23-yard FG as time expires for win. Browns defense notches 3 INTs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/14/07: Browns 41, Dolphins 31. Cleveland QB Derek Anderson passes for 245 yards & 3 TDs (142.5 passer rating). Miami RB Ronnie Brown rushes for 101 yards.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Don Criqui, Randy Cross. SIRIUS: 117 (Mia.), 94 (Cle.). XM: 227 (Cle.).

STATS

PASSING

Henne: 42-79-586-3-2-79.4

McCoy: 41-72-424-3-1-82.2

RUSHING

Thomas (R): 18-107-5.9-0

Hillis: 44-151-3.4-2 (T1C)

RECEIVING

Marshall: 13-218-16.8-1

Hillis (RB): 10-53-5.3-0

OFFENSE

397.0

294.0

TAKE/GIVE

-2

0

DEFENSE

483.5

289.5

SACKS

Wake: 2 (T2C)

D. Jackson: 2 (T2C)

INTs

Odrick: 1 (T3C)

Young: 1 (T3C)

PUNTING

B. Fields: 54.2 (3C)

Maynard: 40.2

KICKING

Carpenter: 13 (4/4 PAT; 3/5 FG)

Dawson: 14 (5/5 PAT; 3/3 FG)

NOTES

DOLPHINS: QB CHAD HENNE has 9-5 road record as starter. Ranks 2nd among QBs in '11 with 85 rush yards (MICHAEL VICK, 122). Henne will make 30th career start...In only meeting against Browns (w/ Saints on 9/10/06), RB REGGIE BUSH totaled 119 scrimmage yards (67 rush, 52 rec.). Rookie RB DANIEL THOMAS (2nd round, No. 62) gained 107 yards on 18 carries (5.9 avg.) in NFL debut last week...WR BRANDON MARSHALL has 5 receptions of 20+ yards this season, tied for AFC-best (ANDRE JOHNSON). Had TD catch in 2 of past 3 vs. Browns. WR BRIAN HARTLINE attended Ohio St. & is native of North Canton, OH...TE ANTHONY FASANO had TD catch in last game vs. Cle. Since 2010, LB CAMERON WAKE has 16 sacks, 2nd-most in NFL (DE MARCUS WARE, 19.5). Had 1.5 sacks in last meeting against Browns...LB JASON TAYLOR posted 1st sack of season last week & has 133.5 career, most among active players & 7th-most since '82. Taylor has 3 sacks in 5 career games vs. Cle...

BROWNS: PAT SHURMUR recorded 1st win as NFL head coach last week...QB COLT MC COY had 97.3 passer rating vs. Ind - Browns are 2-1 when McCoy has 90.0+ rating...RB PEYTON HILLIS totaled 117 yards last week (94 rushing, 23 receiving). Has 13 rush TDs in past 18 games. Hillis tied career-high with 7 receptions in each of past 2 vs. Mia. Posted career-best 116 receiving yards against Dolphins on 11/2/08 (w/ Broncos)...TE BENJAMIN WATSON had career-high 10 rec. in last game vs. Mia. Has 4 TD catches vs. Dolphins, tied for most vs. any opponent. Watson (2,926) needs 74 receiving yards to reach 3,000 career. TE EVAN MOORE aims for 3rd straight game with TD reception...All 6 of WR MOHAMED MASSAQUOI's catches this season have been for 1st downs...Defense had 3 INTs in last meeting vs. Mia...LB D'QWELL JACKSON leads team with 19 tackles...CB JOE HADEN had INT in last game against Dolphins...S USAMA YOUNG recorded 1st INT with Browns last week...Rookie DE JABAAL SHEARD (2nd round, No. 37) recorded 1st career sack last week.

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