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The Miami Dolphins travel north to face the Buffalo Bills tonight. Here is a look at the all time series between the two teams, as well as a look at how the teams are doing this season.

Mike Ehrmann

MIAMI DOLPHINS (4-5) AT BUFFALO BILLS (3-6)

SERIES

DOLPHINS

BILLS

SERIES LEADER

55-36-1

STREAKS

6 of past 8

COACHES VS. OPP.

Philbin: 0-0

Gailey: 2-3

LAST WEEK

L 37-3 vs. Titans

L 37-31 at Patriots

LAST GAME

12/18/11: Dolphins 30 at Bills 23. Miami QB Matt Moore throws 2 TDs, including 65-yarder to WR Brandon Marshall. RB Reggie Bush rushes for 203 yards, including 76-yard TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/18/11

BROADCAST

NFLN (8:00 PM ET): Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Ian Eagle, Trent Green, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 94 (Mia.), 93 (Buf.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Mia.), 226 (Buf.).


STATS

PASSING

Tannehill (R): 165-280-1,979-5-9-73.2

Fitzpatrick: 185-296-2,011-17-10-87.5

RUSHING

Bush: 126-555-4.4-4

Spiller: 87-632-7.3-4

RECEIVING

Hartline: 49-741-15.1-1

St. Johnson: 41-502-12.2-4

OFFENSE

323.9

358.7

TAKE/GIVE

-6

-10

DEFENSE

372.2

410.0

SACKS

Wake: 8.5 (3C)

Ky. Williams: 5

INTs

3 tied: 2

Byrd: 3 (T3C)

PUNTING

Fields: 51.2 (1L)

Powell (R): 45.0

KICKING

Carpenter: 57 (18/18 PAT; 13/17 FG)

Lindell: 53 (26/26 PAT; 9/10 FG)


NOTES

DOLPHINS: Have won 3 of past 4 at Buf...QB Ryan Tannehill (1,979) needs 232 passing yards to surpass HOFer Dan Marino (2,210 in 1983) for most passing yards by rookie in Dolphins history. Tannehill (165) also needs 12 comp. for most by rookie in club annals (David Woodley, 176). RB Reggie Bush averages 111.5 rush yards per game vs. AFC East on road as Dolphin (446 total). Aims for 3rd straight game with rush TD vs. Bills. For career, Bush averages 5.6 yards per carry vs. Bills (53 att., 299 yards). Since entering NFL in 2006, Bush leads NFL RBs in rec. (358)...WR Brian Hartline has career-best in catches (49) & receiving yards (741) this season. WR Davone Bess (42) needs 8 rec. to reach 50 for 5th consecutive season...TE Anthony Fasano has 2 TD rec. in past 2 vs. Bills...DE Cameron Wake has 8.5 sacks in past 6 games. Wake needs 1.5 sacks to reach 10 for 2nd time in career (14 in '10)...DT Randy Starks has 4 career sacks vs. Buf...CB Sean Smith has team-high 11 passes defensed in '12...

BILLS: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (10,265) became 5th QB in franchise history to reach 10,000 career passing yds. last wk. Fitzpatrick (73) needs 4 TD passes to tie Jack Kemp (77) for 3rd-most in Bills history. Has 9 TDs & 98.5 passer rating at home in '12. Posted 2nd 300-yard game of season last week (337)... Last week, RB FRED JACKSON (201) joined HOFer Thurman Thomas (456) as only RBs in Bills history to reach 200 career rec. RB C.J. Spiller totaled 131 scrimmage yards last week (70 rush, 61 rec.). Averages NFL-best 7.3 yards per carry (87 att., 632 yards)...WR Donald Jones has 2 TD receptions in past 3...Since '11, TE Scott Chandler is tied for 2nd among AFC TEs with 11 TD catches....DE Mario Williams has 4.5 sacks in 5 career games vs. Mia...DT Kyle Williams (5) needs sack to surpass career-best (5.5 in '10)...LB Nick Barnett has team-high 67 tackles...PR Leodis McKelvin has NFL-best 19.5 PR avg.

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