Game day primer: Getting ready for Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) throws from the end zone in the fourth quarter against Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on October 16, 2016. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throws from the end zone in the fourth quarter against Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on CBS

Weather: 16 degrees and cloudy (15 mph winds creates a wind chill of 1 degree)

Line: Pittsburgh -11

Game notes:

• The Dolphins will play their first playoff game since 2008 and have not won a playoff game since 2000.

• Since Week 5, Miami is tied for third in the NFL with only 13 sacks allowed.

• In the first five weeks, Miami was 31st in the NFL in rushing offense; 3rd in the NFL since.

• Miami’s leading passer, rusher and receiver in the NFL playoffs: T.J. Yates (343), Kenny Stills (1) and Kenny Stills (3).

• Mario Williams (11 seasons), Matt Moore (9), Kraig Urbik (8) and Cam Wake (8) should made their playoff debuts.

• Matt Moore has a 96.9 passer rating in his last 12 starts, which would rank 8th in the NFL this season.

• The top two running backs in the NFL in 2016 were Jay Ajayi and Le’Veon Bell, per Pro Football Focus

• One of the few stats in Miami’s advantage? Fourth in the NFL in third down defense. Pittsburgh is 23rd.

Key Injuries:

Miami: QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) out; C Kraig Urbik (knee) questionable; LB Jelani Jenkins (knee) questionable; CB Tony Lippett (thigh) questionable; CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) doubtful; S Bacarri Rambo (chest) questionable

Pittsburgh: TE Ladarius Green (concussion) questionable; DE Ricardo Mathews (ankle) out; LB Anthony Chickillo (ankle) out; LB Vince Williams (shoulder) questionable; S Robert Golden (ankle) questionable

Game day reads: 

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Dolphins-Steelers main matchup: DE Cameron Wake vs. RT Marcus Gilbert

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Miami Dolphins may dust off benched Mario Williams for his first playoff game

Miami Dolphins DT Jordan Phillips must ‘put the bad plays to rest’

Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant: ‘What I’m all about is proving guys wrong.’

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