Chargers-Dolphins Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-11-14 10:59

SAN DIEGO (4-5) at MIAMI (4-5)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Chargers by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - San Diego 5-3-1, Miami 4-5

SERIES RECORD - Tied 14-14

LAST MEETING - Chargers beat Dolphins 26-16, Oct. 2, 2011

LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Bucs 22-19; Chargers lost to Broncos 28-20

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 23, Chargers No. 18.





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Chargers QB Philip Rivers leads NFL and is on pace to set league record with completion percentage of 71.6. ... Chargers rank last in NFL with six takeaways. ... San Diego is giving up 6.4 yards per play, worst in league. ... Chargers lead league in first downs per game, and in third-down efficiency at 47 percent. ... Danny Woodhead leads all RBs with 53 catches. ... WR Keenan Allen leads all rookies with 568 yards receiving. ... Chargers have played 16 combinations in offensive line. ... San Diego has lost twice by field goal and once in OT. ... Chargers' Antonio Gates is 67 yards from 9,000 career yards receiving and could reach milestone in fewer games than any other tight end. ... Dolphins are being outgained by 53 yards per game, fourth worst in NFL. ... Miami's Brandon Fields leads league with punting average of 49.1. ... Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has only one touchdown catch after totaling 32 in first four seasons. He's tied for league lead with nine drops. ... Dolphins set franchise low with 2 yards rushing Monday against Tampa Bay. They've netted 22 yards or less three times this year. ... Miami DE Dion Jordan, taken No. 3 overall in draft, played only nine snaps on defense last week.


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