Dolphins vs Steelers Week 14 Game Capsule

Marc Serota

The Miami Dolphins visit the Pittsburgh Steelers later today. Before we get to kickoff, we take a look at the game capsule for the matchup.

MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-6) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (5-7)

SERIES

DOLPHINS

STEELERS

SERIES LEADER

12-9

STREAKS

Past 5, 8 of past 10

COACHES VS. OPP.

Philbin: 0-0

Tomlin: 3-0

LAST WEEK

W 23-3 at Jets

L 22-20 at Ravens

LAST GAME

10/24/10: Steelers 23 at Dolphins 22. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger throws for 302 yards & 2 TDs (21, 53). Steelers WR Hines Ward records 131 receiving yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/26/07: Steelers 3, Dolphins 0. Pittsburgh K Jeff Reed makes 24-yard FG with 0:17 remaining as Steelers defense allow 159 total net yards (49 rushing, 110 passing).

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 136 (Mia.), 108 (Pit.). XM: 227 (Pit.).

STATS

PASSING

Tannehill: 280-451-3,115-17-13-83.2

Roethlisberger: 297-461-3,375 (3C)-21-10-92.4 (3C)

RUSHING

L. Miller: 136-547-4.0-2

Bell (R): 159-528-3.3-5

RECEIVING

Hartline: 62-804-13.0-3

A. Brown: 85 (1L)-1,103 (T3C)-13.0-6

OFFENSE

321.9

338.6

TAKE/GIVE

+2

-4

DEFENSE

343.4

340.5

SACKS

Vernon: 10

Worilds: 6

INTs

Grimes, Patterson: 4 (T2C)

W. Allen, Clark: 2

PUNTING

Fields: 48.9 (2L)

McBriar: 41.7

KICKING

Sturgis (R): 94 (25/25 PAT; 23/30 FG)

Suisham: 97 (25/25 PAT; 24/26 FG)

NOTES

DOLPHINS: QB RYAN TANNEHILL passed for 331 yards last week, 2nd-most in game in career (431 at Arz. on 9/30/12). Aims for 3rd straight game with 300+ pass yards. Tannehill (3,115) is 1st Dolphin QB to pass for 3,000 yards in 1st 2 seasons of career...RB LAMAR MILLER totaled 85 scrim. yards last week...WR MIKE WALLACE spent 4 seasons (2009-12) in Pit. Selected in 3rd round of 2009 NFL Draft (No. 84 overall) by Steelers. In past 2, Wallace has 12 catches for 209 yards with 2 TDs. WR BRAIN HARTLINE posted 2nd 100-yard rec. game of season last week, & Mia. is 2-0 in such games...TE CHARLES CLAY has career-best in catches (53), rec. yards (581) & TD rec. (4) in '13. Needs 19 rec. yards to join RANDY MC MICHAEL &KEITH JACKSON as only Dolphin TEs to reach 600 rec. yards in season...LB OLIVIER VERNON has career-best 10 sacks in 2013. Aims for 4th straight game with sack...DE CAMERON WAKE (49.5) needs half sack to join JASON TAYLOR, JEFF CROSS & TRACE ARMSTRONG as only Dolphins to reach 50 career sacks since 1982...

STEELERS: Seek 4th straight win at home vs. Mia...QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER (212) needs TD pass to surpass HOFer TERRY BRADSHAW (212) for most career TD passes by Steeler. Has 3,375 passing yards, most in 1st 12 games of season in franchise history. Is 4-0 vs. Dolphins with 108.2 rating...Rookie RB LE'VEON BELL totaled 136 scrim. yards last week (73 rush, 63 rec.), 2nd-most in career. Has 5 rush TDs, most among AFC rookies...WR ANTONIO BROWN (85) needs 5 catches to join HINES WARD as only Steelers to register 90 catches in single-season. Brown (1,103) needs 6 rec. yards to surpass career-best of 1,109 in 2011. WR JERRICHO COTCHERY has career-best 8 TD rec. in '13...TE HEATH MILLER (5,148) surpassed ELBIE NICKEL (5,131) for most career rec. yards by TE in club history last week...LB LA MARR WOODLEY has 5th-most sacks (57) in club annals since '82. LB JASON WORILDS tied career-high with 2 sacks last week...S TROY POLAMALU has 2 INTs in 3 career games vs. Mia.

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