Falcons vs Dolphins 2013 NFL Week 3 Game Capsule

Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins will host the Atlanta Falcons this afternoon in NFL Week 3 action. Before we get to kickoff, we take a look at the game capsule for the match up.

ATLANTA FALCONS (1-1) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (2-0)

SERIES

FALCONS

DOLPHINS

SERIES LEADER

7-4

STREAKS

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Smith: 1-0

Philbin: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 31-24 vs. Rams

W 24-20 at Colts

LAST GAME

9/13/09: Dolphins 7 at Falcons 19. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan completes 22 passes for 229 yards & 2 TDs. Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez catches 5 passes for 73 yards, including 20-yard TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/6/05: Falcons 17, Dolphins 10. Atlanta QB Michael Vick passes for 228 yards & 1 TD. Falcons rookie WR Roddy White has 3 catches for 50 yards & adds 16 rushing yards.

BROADCAST

FOX (4:05 PM ET): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). Westwood One: Chuck Cooperstein, Rod Woodson. SIRIUS: 117 (Atl.), 91 (Mia.). XM: 227 (Mia.).

STATS

PASSING

Ryan: 58-81-678-4-1-107.9 (3C)

Tannehill: 47-72-591-2-2-94.2

RUSHING

S. Jackson: 14-77-5.5-0

L. Miller: 24-72-3.0-1 (T2C)

RECEIVING

J. Jones: 18 (1C)-258 (2L)-14.3-2

Hartline: 14-182-13.0-1

OFFENSE

380.0

336.5

TAKE/GIVE

0

+2

DEFENSE

420.0

369.5

SACKS

Jerry, Peters: 1

Wake: 2.5

INTs

Umenyiora, Alford: 1

Patterson: 2 (T1L)

PUNTING

Bosher: 49.9 (1L)

Fields: 47.8 (3C)

KICKING

Bryant: 12 (6/6 PAT; 2/2 FG)

Sturgis (R): 17 (5/5 PAT; 4/4 FG)

NOTES

FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN has won 10 of his past 11 vs. AFC with 99.8 rating. Won only start vs. Mia., passing for 2 TDs, 0 INTs & 98 rating. Had 117.8 rating last week with 374 yards, 2 TDs & 0 INTs. In career, when Ryan starts & has 100+ rating, Falcons are 33-1 (.971)...RB STEVEN JACKSON had rec. TD last week, 1st TD with Atl...Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), WR RODDY WHITE has 602 receptions, most in NFC. In past 13 vs. AFC, has 99 catches for 1,415 yards (108.8 per game) & 12 TDs. WR JULIO JONES had 11 catches for career-high 182 yards & TD (81 yards) last week. Has 6 TDs in past 6. In 6 career starts vs. AFC, has 27 catches for 522 yards (87 per game) & 6 TDs. TE TONY GONZALEZ has 6 TD catches in 6 meetings. Had career high 3 TDs in 9/29/02 meeting (with KC)...Since 2011, S THOMAS DE COUD has 10 INTs, tied for most in NFL by S. Has 4 INTs in past 5 vs. AFC. In past 4 vs. AFC, S WILLIAM MOORE has 2 INTs, FF & FR. DE OSI UMENYIORA had 68-yard INT-TD last week...

DOLPHINS: Have won 3 of past 4 at home vs. NFC...QB RYAN TANNEHILL had 2nd career game with 300+ pass yards last week & 3rd game of career with 100+ rating (107.4). Team is 7-1 when he has 90+ rating...RB LAMAR MILLER posted 2nd rush TD of career last week. RB DANIEL THOMAS (950) needs 50 rush yards to reach 1,000...WR MIKE WALLACE had 9 catches for 115 rec. yards with TD vs. Colts. Posted 15th game of career with 100+ rec. yards...TE CHARLES CLAY had career-best 109 rec yards last week, incl. career long 67-yard catch. Aims for 3rd straight game with 5+ catches. Ranks 4th among NFL TEs with 163 rec. yards in 2013...Defense has 9 sacks, tied for NFL-best...DE CAMERON WAKE has 8.5 sacks in past 4 vs. NFC...DT RANDY STARKS has 23.5 sacks with Mia., most by Dolphins DT since '82...DE DERRICK SHELBY aims for 3rd straight game with sack...CB BRENT GRIMES spent 6 seasons (2007-12) in Atl. Had 1st INT as Dolphin last week.

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