MIAMI (5-7) At SAN FRANCISCO (8-3-1)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m., CBS
OPENING LINE - 49ers by 10 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 6-6; San Francisco 7-5
SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 6-5
AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins, No. 20; 49ers, No. 5
LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat 49ers 14-9, Dec. 14, 2008
LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Patriots 23-16; 49ers lost to Rams 16-13
DOLPHINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (17), PASS (23)
DOLPHINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (8), PASS (27)
49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (2), PASS (25)
49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (3), PASS (2)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Dolphins have won two in row between teams that met in 1985 Super Bowl - won 38-16 by 49ers for their second championship. Teams have played five times since 1992, San Francisco leading 3-2 during stretch despite dropping last two. ... In last meeting four years ago, umpire Scott Dawson left game in second quarter after nose was bloodied when blindsided by two Miami defenders. ... San Francisco has 21 penalties - of 88 total - in last two games for 165 yards, eight for offensive holding. ... 49ers LB Aldon Smith matched franchise single-season sacks mark last week with 17 1/2 and now has chance to pass Fred Dean's total set in 1983. ... Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill threw for 431 yards in only road game vs. NFC, on Sept. 30 at Cardinals. He has a 97.1 rating against NFC opponents and team 4-1 when he has rating of 90 or better. Tannehill (2,559) has most yards passing by rookie in Dolphins history. ... Miami WR Brian Hartline needs 109 yards receiving for first career 1,000-yard season. ... In three career starts since taking over QB job from Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick has 100.1 passer rating with four TDs - throwing for three and running for another. ... RB Frank Gore has run for score in each of last three games against AFC opponent. ... San Francisco WR Michael Crabtree coming off seven-catch day for 101 yards at Rams. ... 49ers DT Justin Smith has three sacks in past three games. ... San Francisco WR Randy Moss has 46 catches for 786 yards and 10 TDs with 17.1-yards-per-catch average in 11 games vs. Dolphins. ... Rookie Jonathan Martin will play LT for Dolphins in place of injured Jake Long, who hurt left triceps in last week's loss to New England.
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