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A pair of team's with three-game winning streaks collide on Sunday when the Detroit Lions (6-2) host the Miami Dolphins (5-3). The Lions were idle last week after defeating the Falcons in London two weeks ago on a field goal as time expired. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson will play after missing the last three games with an ankle injury. The Dolphins won their third-straight game by shutting out the Bears last week.

By SI Wire
November 07, 2014

Miami Dolphins vs. Detroit Lions

A pair of team's with three-game winning streaks collide on Sunday when the Detroit Lions (6-2) host the Miami Dolphins (5-3). The Lions were idle last week after defeating the Falcons in London two weeks ago on a field goal as time expired. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson will play after missing the last three games with an ankle injury. The Dolphins won their third-straight game by shutting out the Bears last week.

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How to watch

Details for Sunday's game are below:

Kickoff: 1 p.m.

Live stream: The game can be streamed live here.

TV coverage: CBS

Radio: For a list of Dolphins affiliates, click here. For a list of Lions affiliates, click here.

Season recaps


Week 9: Bye

Week 8: Lions 22, Falcons 21

Matt Prater's 48-yard field goal as time expired gave the Lions their third-straight victory. After trailing 21-0 at halftime, the Lions came all the way back behind Matthew Stafford's two touchdown passes. Golden Tate had seven catches for 151 yards and a touchdown as the Lions won without injured stars Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush.

Week 7: Lions 24, Saints 23

Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final four minutes to rally the Lions from a 23-10 deficit. Golden Tate, who had 10 catches for 154 yards, caught a 73-yard touchdown with 3:38 remaining, and Glover Quin intercepted Drew Brees on the ensuing drive. Corey Fuller caught the game-winning five-yard score with 1:48 left.

Week 6: Lions 17, Vikings 3

The Lions dominated in a win over the division rival Vikings. The Detroit defense intercepted rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater three times. Quarterback Matthew Stafford threw for 185 yards but didn't turn the ball over. Theo Riddick led the way in receiving with five catches for 75 yards and a touchdown.

Week 5: Bills 17, Lions 14

Dan Carpenter won it for Buffalo on a 58-yard field goal with four seconds remaining after Detroit kicker Alex Henery missed all three of his attempts in the game. Golden Tate caught seven passes for 134 yards and a touchdown. Rashean Mathis scored a touchdown for Detroit with a 41-yard interception return.

Week 4: Lions 24, Jets 17

The Lions took a 17-3 halftime lead and held on for the win on the road. Matthew Stafford was 24-of-34 for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and Golden Tate caught eight passes for 116 yards. Detroit won the turnover battle 2-0.

Week 3: Lions 19, Packers 7

Detroit held the Packers to just 223 yards of offense and held the ball for 38:13. The Lions had a 40-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Don Carey and a safety recorded by DeAndre Levy, who tackled Eddie Lacy in the end zone. Reggie Bush had Detroit’s lone offensive touchdown, a 26-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Week 2: Panthers 24, Lions 7

Detroit turned the ball over three times and did not have a takeaway. The Lions’ lone score came in the third quarter on a one-yard pass from Matthew Stafford to Jed Collins that gave them a 7-6 lead. Stephen Tulloch logged three tackles for loss.

Week 1: Lions 35, Giants 14

Matthew Stafford threw for 346 yards and two touchdowns, both to Calvin JohnsonJohnson finished with 164 yards and two touchdowns on seven receptions. Detroit held the Giants to just 197 yards of total offense.


Week 9: Dolphins 37, Chargers 0

Miami pushed its winning streak to three games with a shutout victory over the Chargers at home. Ryan Tannehill completed 24 of 34 passes for 288 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions as the Dolphins outgained the Chargers 441-178. The Dolphins forced four turnovers, including three interceptions from Philip Rivers.

Week 8: Dolphins 27, Jaguars 13

Louis Delmas and Brent Grimes each returned interceptions for touchdowns as the Dolphins cruised past the Jaguars to improve to 4-3 on the season. Ryan Tannehill threw for 196 yards, one touchdown and one interception, while adding 48 yards on the ground. The Dolphins forced Blake Bortles into three turnovers, the two interceptions and a fumble.

Week 7: Dolphins 27, Bears 14

Miami rebounded from its second loss with a road win in Chicago. Ryan Tannehill completed 25 of 32 passes for 277 yards and two touchdowns as the Dolphins racked up 393 yards of total offense. The Dolphins held Jay Cutler to just 190 passing yards and the Bears as a team to 224 total yards of offense.

Week 6: Packers 27, Dolphins 24

The Dolphins were up 24-20 late in the game, but they were fooled by an Aaron Rodgers fake spike, which led to a game-winning touchdown pass by Rodgers with three seconds left on the clock. Ryan Tannehill finished with 244 yards and two touchdowns, while rookie Jarvis Landry had six catches for 75 yards and a touchdown. 

Week 5: Bye

Week 4: Dolphins 38, Raiders 14

The Dolphins evened up their record with a win over Oakland at Wembley Stadium. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw for 278 yards and two touchdowns, while Lamar Miller led the way out of the backfield with 64 yards on 12 carries with two scores. The Dolphins defense also forced four Oakland turnovers in the win. 

Week 3: Chiefs 34, Dolphins 15

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill finished the game 21-of-43 for 205 yards and one touchdown in a home loss to the ChiefsLamar Miller rushed for 108 yards on 15 carries, while Mike Wallace led the Miami receiving corps with 74 yards on five catches. 

Week 2: Bills 29, Dolphins 10

Miami dropped their first game of the season in Week 2 to the division rival​ Bills. Ryan Tannehill finished 31-of-49 for 241 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Lamar Miller ran 11 times for 46 yards, and Mike Wallace gained 56 yards on five catches. 

Week 1: Dolphins 33, Patriots 20

The Dolphins started the season with a victory over their divisional rival. Ryan Tannehill finished with 178 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Knowshon Moreno rushed for 134 yards on 24 carries with a score. Mike Wallace caught seven passes for 81 yards and a touchdown. 

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