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Dolphins vs Steelers: A look at the series history

The Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh kickoff later this afternoon in their 22nd regular season meeting. We take a look back at the series history between the two franchises today.

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The Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers have faced enough 21 times in the regular season, where Pittsburgh holds a 12-9 advantage, including eight of the last ten.  They've also met three times in the playoffs, where Miami has a 2-1 lead.  Now, let's take a look at some of the facts from the history between the two clubs:

Longest Win Streak - Dolphins: 5 (9/10/81 - 11/1/87; includes playoffs); 2 (9/10/81 - 10/7/84 and 10/6/85 - 11/1/87)

Longest Win Streak - Steelers: 5 (9/26/04 - 10/24/10 *Current)

Current Streak: Steelers 5 (9/26/04 - 10/24/10)

Largest Margin of Victory - Dolphins: 24 (Dolphins 31 Steelers 7, 10/7/84 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh))

Largest Margin of Victory - Steelers: 20 (Steelers 34 Dolphins 14, 12/30/79 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh); Steelers 34 Dolphins 14, 11/26/89 at Pro Player Stadium (Miami))

Most Points - Dolphins: 45 (Dolphins 45 Jets 28, 1/6/85 at Orange Bowl (Miami) (Playoffs)); 35 (Dolphins 25 Steelers 24, 11/1/87 at Joe Robbie Stadium (Miami))

Most Points - Steelers: 40 (Steelers 40 Dolphins 24, 12/18/88 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh))

Most Points - Combined: 73 (Dolphins 45 Jets 28, 1/6/85 at Orange Bowl (Miami) (Playoffs)); 64 (Steelers 40 Dolphins 24, 12/18/88 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh))

Fewest Points - Dolphins: 0 (Steelers 3 Dolphins 0, 11/26/07 at Heinz Field (Pittsburgh))

Fewest Points - Steelers: 0 (Dolphins 21 Steelers 0, 9/20/98 at Pro Player Stadium (Miami))

Fewest Points - Combined: 3 (Steelers 3 Dolphins 0, 11/26/07 at Heinz Field (Pittsburgh))

Most Rushing Yards (Single Game) - Dolphins: 110 (Troy Stradford, 11/1/87 at Miami)

Most Rushing Yards (Single Game) - Steelers: 119 (Jerome Bettis, 11/25/96 at Miami)

Most Receptions (Single Game) - Dolphins: 8 (Tony Nathan, 9/10081 at Miami; Tony Nathan, 1/6/85 at Miami (Playoffs); Troy Stradford, 11/1/87 at Miami; Fred Barnett, 11/25/96 at Miami)

Most Receptions (Single Game) - Steelers: 10 (Andre Hastings, 9/18/95 at Miami)

Most Receiving Yards (Single Game) - Dolphins: 158 (Paul Warfield, 11/14/71 at Miami)

Most Receiving Yards (Single Game) - Steelers: 173 (Theo Bell, 11/30/80 at Pittsburgh)

Most Passing Yards (Single Game) - Dolphins: 421 (Dan Marino, 1/6/85 at Miami (Playoffs)); 344 (Steve DeBerg, 12/13/93 at Miami)

Most Passing Yards (Single Game) - Steelers: 343 (Mike Tomczak, 11/20/94 at Pittsburgh)