NFL Week 7 Capsule – Dolphins at Bears

MIAMI DOLPHINS (2-3) AT CHICAGO BEARS (3-3)

SERIES

DOLPHINS BEARS
SERIES LEADER 7-4
STREAKS 2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Philbin: 0-0 Trestman: 0-0
LAST WEEK L 27-24 vs. Packers W 27-13 at Falcons
LAST GAME 11/18/10: Bears 16 at Dolphins 0. Chicago RB Matt Forté rushes for 97 yards. Bears DE Julius Peppers records 3 sacks as defense holds Miami to 187 net yards in shutout.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/5/06: Dolphins 31, Bears 13. Miami QB Joey Harrington throws 3 TD passes. Dolphins defense forces 3 fumbles & records 3 INTs, including 20-yard INT-TD by DE Jason Taylor.
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Evan Washburn (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 136 (Mia.), 92 (Chi.). XM: 226 (Chi.).

STATS

PASSING Tannehill: 113-186-1146-8-5-81.5 Cutler: 156-229-1676 (2C)-13 (2C)-6-97.4
RUSHING Miller: 63-330-5.2-3 Forté: 99-399-4.0-2
RECEIVING
  1. Wallace: 25-313-12.5-4
Forté (RB): 46 (1L)-376-8.2-1
OFFENSE 353.2 370.2
TAKE/GIVE -3 +2
DEFENSE 331.6 349.8
SACKS Vernon, Wake: 3.5 Young: 7 (1L)
INTs 3 tied: 1 Fuller (R): 3 (T1L)
PUNTING Fields: 43.9 O’Donnell: 44.2
KICKING Sturgis: 40 (13/13 PAT; 9/10 FG) Gould: 39 (15/16 PAT; 8/9 FG)

NOTES

DOLPHINS: In past 2, QB RYAN TANNEHILL has completed 43 of 62 (69.4 pct.) for 522 yards & 4 TDs for 96.3 rating. Club is 13-1 (.929) when Tannehill has 90+ rating. Rushed for season-high 49 yards vs. GB…RB LAMAR MILLER has 292 scrimmage yards (225 rush, 67 rec.) & 3 rush TDs in past 3. Aims for 3rd in row with rush TD…In past 2 vs. NFC, WR MIKE WALLACE has 10 catches for 194 yards & 2 TDs, including 67 yards & TD last week vs. GB. Has TD catch in 5 of past 6. WR BRIAN HARTLINE (3,930) needs 70 rec. yards to become 7th player in club history to reach 4,000. Had 5 catches for 70 yards in last meeting. Rookie WR JARVIS LANDRY (Rd. 2, No. 63 overall) had career-highs in catches (6) & yards (75) & scored 1st career TD last week…DE CAMERON WAKE has 10 sacks in past 8 vs. NFC, including 1.5 vs. GB. Ranks 4th in club history with 55 sacks & needs 2 to surpass TRACE ARMSTRONG (56.5) for 3rd in team annals. LB OLIVIER VERNON has 10.5 sacks & FF in past 12…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER has won 9 of past 11 starts vs. AFC. Is 2nd in NFC with 13 TD passes…In last meeting, RB MATT FORTÉ rushed for 97 yards & TD. In past 5 at home, has 797 scrimmage yards (159.4 per game), 499 rush yards (99.8 per game) & 5 TDs (3 rec., 2 rush). Last week, had 157 scrimmage yards (80 rush, 77 rec.) & 2 TDs. Leads NFL with 46 catches…WRs ALSHON JEFFERY (136 yards) & BRANDON MARSHALL (113) each had 100 rec. yards last week. Marshall played 2 years in Mia. & had 167 catches for 2,228 yards (2 1,000-yard seasons) with 9 TDs. Has 10 rec. TDs in past 10 at home. Aims for 4th in row at home with TD. Since 2012, has 28 rec. TDs, tied for 2nd most in NFL. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT has 3 TDs in past 2 vs. AFC…Rookie CB KYLE FULLER is only player in NFL with 3+ INTs & 3+ FFs. DE WILLIE YOUNG leads NFL with 7 sacks. Since 2012, CB TIM JENNINGS is 2nd in NFL with 13 INTs & ties for 3rd with 3 INT-TDs. Has 11 INTs in past 17 at home. DE JARED ALLEN aims for 3rd in row vs. Mia. with sack. Since entering NFL in 2004, leads NFL with 129.5 sacks.


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