MIAMI GARDENS–The Dolphins are going for the win against New England today as Adam Gase refuses to rest starters for the playoffs, and they’re looking to beat the Patriots for the fourth straight time in South Florida.
Here’s everything you need to know for today’s game:
Miami Dolphins vs. New England, Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT on CBS
Weather: 81 degrees and partly cloudy
Line: New England -10
• Miami leads the all-time series 52-47. The home team has won the last eight.
• The Dolphins are looking to finish 7-1 at home and 5-1 in the AFC East, their best marks since 2002.
• Patriots QB Tom Brady is 19-9 vs. the Dolphins with a 90.2 passer rating, 49 touchdowns and 21 interceptions.
• Brady has thrown two picks in 399 pass attempts this year.
• The Dolphins are 324 yards allowed away from matching the worst single-season mark in franchise history.
• Miami: QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) is out; LB Jelani Jenkins (knee) and CB Byron Maxwell (knee) are doubtful; RB Jay Ajayi (shoulder) LB Spencer Paysinger (knee) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) are questionable but expected to play.
• New England: WR Danny Amendola (ankle) and CB Cyrus Jones (knee) are out; WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee) is doubtful; TE Martellus Bennett (ankle, shoulder), QB Tom Brady (thigh), LB Don’t’a Hightower (knee) and WR Matthew Slater (foot) are questionable; RB Dion Lewis (illness) is unknown.
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