NFL Capsule: Dolphins at Bengals

By The Associated Press
    2012-10-04 12:32


Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Bengals by 5 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 2-2; Cincinnati 2-1-1

SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 14-5

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins, No. 25; Bengals, No. 12

LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Bengals 22-14, Oct. 31, 2010

LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Cardinals 24-21 OT; Bengals beat Jaguars 27-10





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Miami's .737 winning percentage against Bengals is second-best against Cincinnati, following San Francisco's .786 mark. ... Miami has won six of last seven in Cincinnati. ... Dolphins have lost last two games in overtime. ... It's fourth in series of five straight games by Cincinnati against QBs who are either rookies or in their second season. Bengals won first three (Cleveland, Washington, Jacksonville). ... Miami's Ryan Tannehill threw for 431 yards in loss to Cardinals, second-most by rookie QB in NFL history. ... Tannehill trying for first road win. ... Tannehill needs 204 yards Sunday to join Cam Newton (1,610 in 2011) as only rookies in NFL history with at least 1,250 yards passing through team's first five games. ... WR Brian Hartline leads NFL with 455 yards receiving. He had club-record 253 last week. ... DE Cameron Wake had career-high 4 1/2 sacks against Cardinals. ... Cincinnati leads NFL with 17 sacks. DT Geno Atkins leads all NFL interior linemen with five sacks. ... Bengals have averaged 33 points in last three games. ... QB Andy Dalton fifth in league with 103 passer rating. His 151.7 rating in fourth quarter is best in league. ... WR A.J. Green has consecutive 100-yard games - 183 against Washington, 117 against Jacksonville. He leads AFC with 27 catches and is second to Hartline in yards with 428. ... After not fumbling in four seasons with New England, RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis has lost fumble in each of last two games.


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