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Dolphins at Lions Week 10 Tale of the Tape

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How do the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions match up?

Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins head to Michigan this weekend to face the Detroit Lions in a Week 10 contest between two teams on three game winning streaks.. Let's take a look at the tale of the tape between the two clubs:

Miami Dolphins (5-3, 3rd AFC East)

Detroit Lions (6-2, 1st NFC North)

11th
(365.8)

Total Offense
(Yds/Gm)

20th
(338.8)

18th
(228.5)

Passing Offense
(Yds/Gm)

9th
(259.1)

4th
(137.3)

Rushing Offense
(Yds/Gm)

31st
(79.6)

9th
(26.4)

Scoring Offense
(Pts/Gm)

24th
(20.3)

15th
(41.2%)

3rd Down Conversions
(% Convert)

10th
(42.7%)

3rd
(304.6)

Total Defense
(Yds/Gm Allowed)

1st
(290.4)

2nd
(201.1)

Passing Defense
(Yds/Gm Allowed)

5th
(216.4)

12th
(103.5)

Rushing Defense
(Yds/Gm Allowed)

2nd
(74.0)

3rd
(18.9)

Scoring Defense
(Pts/Gm Allowed)

1st
(15.8)

5th
(25)

Defensive Sacks

9th
(23)

7th
(+6)

Turnovers

13th
(+1)

And, for the individual tales of the tape (bold statistics indicate league leader):

Miami Dolphins (5-3, 3rd AFC East)

Detroit Lions (6-2, 1st NFC North)

Ryan Tannehill
(178-281 (63.3%), 1907 yards, 14 TD, 6 INT, 90.9 rate)

Passing

Matthew Stafford
(183-299 (61.2%), 2216 yards, 11 TD, 7 INT, 86.5 rate)

Lamar Miller
(106 carries, 518 yards, 4.9 average, 5 TD)

Rushing

Joique Bell
(98 carries, 313 yards, 3.2 average, 3 TD)

Mike Wallace
(35 rec, 67 targets, 468 yards, 5 TDs)

Receiving

Golden Tate
(55 rec, 80 targets, 800 yards, 3 TDs)

Jelani Jenkins (56)

Tackles

DeAndre Levy (75)

Cameron Wake (6.5)

Sacks

Ezekiel Ansah (4.5)

Brent Grimes (4)

Interceptions

Glover Quinn (3)

Caleb Sturgis
(16-20 (80.0%) FG, 51 yard long, 23-23 XP, 71 pts)

Kicking

Matt Prater
(5-7 (71.4%) FG, 52 yard long, 6-6 XP, 21 pts)

Brandon Fields
(28 punts, 44.9 yard average, 60 long, 9 inside 20, 1 touchback)

Punting

Sam Martin
(37 punts, 47.6 yard average, 64 long, 17 inside 20, 3 touchback)

Jarvis Landry
(17 returns, 31.2 yard average, 74 yard long)

Kick Returns

Jeremy Ross
(7 returns, 24.4 yard average, 34 yard long)

Jarvis Landry 
(17 returns, 8.1 yard average, 21 yard long)

Punt Returns

Jeremy Ross 
(15 returns, 11.5 yard average, 28 yard long)