Dolphins-Bengals Capsule

MIAMI (1-2) at CINCINNATI (1-2)

Thursday, 8:25 p.m. EDT, NFL Network

OPENING LINE - Bengals by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 1-2, Cincinnati 0-2-1

SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 16-5

LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Bengals 22-20, OT, Oct. 31, 2013

LAST WEEK - Dolphins beat Browns 30-24, OT; Bengals lost to Broncos 29-17

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 26, Bengals No. 14





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Miami playing third road game in first four. Lost at Seattle and New England to open season. Detroit, Los Angeles, Cleveland and Oakland also play three of first four on road. ... Dolphins trying for first back-to-back wins since Oct. 18-25 last season vs. Tennessee and Houston. ... Dolphins have won last three vs. Bengals, including 2013 game in Florida when Cameron Wake sacked Andy Dalton in end zone, most recent of only three NFL overtime games decided by safety. ... Ryan Tannehill has won both career starts vs. Bengals with 92.4 passer rating. ... Tannehill threw for 319 yards and three TDs vs. Browns. He's thrown for more than 300 yards in each of last two games. ... WR Jarvis Landry leads AFC with 314 yards receiving and is tied for NFL lead with 24 catches. Trying for third straight game with 100 yards receiving. Club record is four straight 100-yard games by Irving Fryar in 1994. ... Dolphins have allowed only one sack total in last two games against New England and Cleveland despite Tannehill throwing 84 times. ... Bengals are 1-2 for first time in five years and haven't opened 1-3 since 2008, when they finished 4-11-1. ... Cincinnati only 6-4 at home in last two seasons, including playoff loss to Pittsburgh. ... LB Vontaze Burfict returns after missing first three games serving NFL suspension for numerous illegal hits. ... TE Tyler Eifert also might return after recovering from offseason ankle surgery. ... Andy Dalton's passer rating has slipped each of last two games, from 114.0 vs. Jets to 84.3 against Steelers and 72.8 against Broncos. ... Fantasy Tip: Cincinnati WR A.J. Green is looking to make up for subpar showing against Broncos - eight catches for 77 yards without touchdown. He dropped pivotal third-down pass, too.


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