Bills vs Dolphins NFL Week 7 Game Capsule

Joel Auerbach

The Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills will face off on Sunday afternoon. Before we get to the game, let's take a look at the series history between the two AFC East rivals, as well as how the two teams are doing this season.

BUFFALO BILLS (2-4) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (3-2)

SERIES

BILLS

DOLPHINS

SERIES LEADER

56-37-1

STREAKS

7 of past 10

COACHES VS. OPP.

Marrone: 0-0

Philbin: 1-1

LAST WEEK

L 27-24 (OT) vs. Bengals

Bye (Wk. 5: L 26-23 vs. Ravens)

LAST GAME

12/23/12: Bills 10 at Dolphins 24. Miami RB Reggie Bush gains 107 total scrimmage yards & 3 TDs (2 rec., 1 rush). Dolphins rookie QB Ryan Tannehill passes for 130 yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/23/12

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 128 (Buf.), 112 (Mia.). XM: 230 (Mia.).

STATS

PASSING

Lewis: 19-32-216-2-0-100.5

Tannehill: 114-182-1,383-6-5-85.5

RUSHING

Spiller: 84-351-4.2-1

L. Miller: 50-211-4.2-2

RECEIVING

F. Jackson (RB): 21-166-7.9-0

Hartline: 25-332-13.3-2

OFFENSE

344.2

316.6

TAKE/GIVE

+3

+1

DEFENSE

395.0

393.0

SACKS

M. Williams: 8 (3L)

Vernon, Wake: 2.5

INTs

Alonso (R): 4 (T1L)

Patterson: 2

PUNTING

Moorman: 48.8

Fields: 50.6 (1L)

KICKING

Carpenter: 48 (12/12 PAT; 12/13 FG)

Sturgis (R): 42 (12/12 PAT; 10/11 FG)

NOTES

BILLS: In 2nd career start (1st with Buf.), QB THAD LEWIS completed 19 of 32 passes (59.4 pct.) for 216 yards with 3 TDs (2 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs & 100.5 passer rating last week. Lewis is 1st QB in Bills history w/ 2 TD passes & 1 rush TD in 1st start with team...Bills avg. AFC-best 148.8 rush yards per game...Since 2012, RB C.J. SPILLER averages 95.2 scrimmage yards per game, 3rd-highest in AFC. In past 3 vs. Mia., Spiller has rushed for 320 yards on 56 att. (5.7 avg.). RB FRED JACKSON has 3 rush TDs in past 4...Rookie WR MARQUISE GOODWIN registered 40-yard TD reception last week, 1st of career...Since 2011, TE SCOTT CHANDLER has 14 TD catches, 2nd-most on team...Defense is tied for NFL-best with 10 INTs in 2013...S JIM LEONHARD has career-best 3 INTs this season...DE MARIO WILLIAMS has 5.5 sacks in 7 career games vs. Dolphins...Rookie LB KIKO ALONSO leads team with 66 tackles. Tied for NFL-best with 4 INTs...DT MARCELL DAREUS had 2 sacks in last game vs. Mia., tied for 2nd-most in career. Has 3 sacks in past 3 games...

DOLPHINS: Since 1990, club has 14-10 (.583) record after bye...In past 4 at home, QB RYAN TANNEHILL has completed 80 of 128 passes (62.5 pct.) for 893 yards with 7 TDs vs. 1 INT & 98.2 rating. Team is 8-1 when he has 90+ rating. Posted 93.8 rating in last win vs. Bills...RB LAMAR MILLER averaged 7.3 yards per carry (10 att., 73 yards) in last game vs. Buf...WR MIKE WALLACE recorded 2nd 100-yard receiving game of season last game. 15 of WR BRANDON GIBSON's 24 catches this season have been for 1st downs. In only career meeting vs. Bills (with Rams on 12/9/12), Gibson totaled 6 catches for 100 yards (16.7 avg.) with TD...TE CHARLES CLAY aims for 3rd straight game with TD catch. Averages 19.8 yards per catch vs. Bills...DE CAMERON WAKE aims for 4th straight game with sack against Buf. DT RANDY STARKS has 24 sacks with Mia., most by Dolphins DT. Has 5 career sacks vs. Bills...S RESHAD JONES posted 1st INT of season last game vs. Ravens...LB OLIVIER VERNON seeks 3rd game in row with sack.

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