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Dolphins vs Browns NFL Week 1 Game Capsule

The Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns face off tomorrow afternoon in the first week of the 2013 NFL season. Today, we take a look at the recent history between the two teams, the key stats from last year, and some notes about the game.

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MIAMI DOLPHINS AT CLEVELAND BROWNS

SERIES

DOLPHINS

BROWNS

SERIES LEADER

8-7

STREAKS

Past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Philbin: 0-0

Chudzinski: 0-0

LAST GAME

9/25/11: Dolphins 16 at Browns 17. Cleveland QB Colt McCoy passes for 210 yards & 2 TDs. Browns rookie RB Montario Hardesty adds 67 rushing yards on 14 carries in Week 3 win.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/25/11

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 136 (Mia.), 117 (Cle.). XM: 229 (Cle.).

2012 STATS

PASSING

Tannehill: 282-484-3,294-12-13-76.1

Weeden: 297-517-3,385-14-17-72.6

RUSHING

L. Miller: 51-250-4.9-1

Richardson: 267-950-3.6-11 (3C)

RECEIVING

Hartline: 74-1,083-14.6-1

Little: 53-647-12.2-4

OFFENSE

311.5

314.3

TAKE/GIVE

-10

+3

DEFENSE

356.8

363.8

SACKS

Wake: 15 (3C)

Sheard: 7

INTs

R. Jones: 4 (T3C)

Haden: 3

PUNTING

Fields: 50.2 (1L)

Lanning (R) (Pre.): 46.9

KICKING

Sturgis (R) (Pre.): 34 (7/7 PAT; 9/9 FG)

TBD

NOTES

DOLPHINS: QB RYAN TANNEHILL totaled more pass yards (3,294) and comp. (282) than any rookie in club history in '12. Dolphins are 6-1 when Tannehill has 90+ rating...RB DANIEL THOMAS rushed for 95 yards against Browns on 9/25/11...WR MIKE WALLACE will make Dolphins debut. For career, Wallace averages 20.8 yards per catch vs. Browns (16 rec., 333 yards). WR BRIAN HARTLINE had career-best in receiving yards (1,083) & receptions (74) in '12. Had 4 rec. for 87 yards (21.8 avg.) in last game at Cle. Hartline attended Ohio St. & is native of Canton, OH...DE CAMERON WAKE had career-best 15 sacks in '12. Joined DOUG BETTERS (16 in '83; 14 in '84) & JASON TAYLOR (14.5 in '00; 18.5 in '02) as only Dolphins to reach 14+ sacks in 2 separate seasons. Wake (43) has most sacks by Dolphin in 1st 4 seasons of career. Since '11, DE JARED ODRICK ranks 2nd on team in sacks (11)...LBs DANNELL ELLERBE & PHILIP WHEELER will make Dolphins debuts...S RESHAD JONES had career-best 4 INTs in '12

BROWNS: Aim for 4th consecutive win at home vs. Mia...ROB CHUDZINSKI makes NFL head coach debut...In '12, QB BRANDON WEEDEN (5) had most wins ever by Browns rookie QB. Weeden (3,385) had most passing yards by rookie in club history & had 2nd-most among NFL rookies in '12 (ANDREW LUCK, 4,374)...RB TRENT RICHARDSON had most rush yards (950) & rush TDs (11) by Browns rookie in franchise history last season. Had 3 games with 100+ rush yards, tied for most ever by Browns rookie. Richardson (51) ranked 3rd among AFC RBs in catches last season (RAY RICE, 61; MARCEL REECE, 52)...WR GREG LITTLE had career-best with 4 TD receptions in '12. Has led Cle. in rec. in consecutive seasons (53 in '12; 61 in '11). WR DAVONE BESS spent 5 seasons (2008-12) with Dolphins & totaled 321 rec. for 3,447 yards with 12 TDs. Since '08, Bess ranks 2nd in NFL with 130 rec. on 3rd-down (RODDY WHITE, 146). T JOE THOMAS has started 96 consecutive games since entering NFL in 2007...LB D'QWELL JACKSON led club with 119 tackles in '12. LB PAUL KRUGER will make Browns debut. Registered career-high 9 sacks in '12 (w/ Ravens). Since '11, LB JABAAL SHEARD leads team with 15.5 sacks...Since entering NFL in '10, CB JOE HADEN leads Browns with 9 INTs.