Texans vs Dolphins NFL Week 7 Capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (2-4) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (2-3)

SERIES

  TEXANS DOLPHINS
SERIES LEADER 7-0  
STREAKS Past 7  
COACHES VS. OPP. Bill O’Brien: 0-0 Dan Campbell: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 31-20 at Jaguars W 38-10 at Titans
LAST GAME 9/9/12: Dolphins 10 at Texans 30. Houston WR Andre Johnson has 8 receptions for 119 yards & TD. Texans RB Arian Foster rushes for 79 yards & 2 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/18/11: Texans 23, Dolphins 13. Houston QB Matt Schaub throws for 230 yards & 2 TDs. Texans WR Johnson has 93 rec. yards & TD.
REFEREE John Hussey
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 136 (Hou.), 84 (Mia.). XM: 228 (Mia.).

STATS

PASSING Hoyer: 83-131-1073-8-2-103.0 Tannehill: 119-200-1346-9-7-80.1
RUSHING Foster: 45-104-2.3-0 Miller: 56-244-4.4-1
RECEIVING Hopkins: 52 (2L)-726 (1L)-14.0-5 (T2C) Landry: 31-312-10.1-0
OFFENSE 393.8 338.6
TAKE/GIVE -5 -1
DEFENSE 348.8 379.4
SACKS Watt: 4 Wake: 4
INTs Hal: 2 Grimes: 2
PUNTING Lechler: 45.8 Darr (R): 48.1
KICKING Novak: 18 (9/9 PAT; 3/4 FG) Franks (R): 23 (11/12 PAT; 4/5 FG)

NOTES

TEXANS: In past 3, QB BRIAN HOYER has completed 65 of 97 (67.0) for 837 yards w/ 7 TDs vs. 1 INT for 113.6 rating, incl. 293 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 119.3 rating last week vs. Jags. Aims for 4th in row with 2+ TDs & 100+ rating…RB ARIAN FOSTER posted 112 scrimmage yards last week, incl. 5 catches for 59 yards & TD. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+ scrimmage yards. Rushed for 79 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting…Last week, WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS led team with 10 catches for 148 yards & 2 TDs. Only player in NFL history with 9+ catches & 145+ receiving yards in 3 consecutive games. In past 4, has 38 catches for 575 yards & 3 TDs. Active streak of 4 consecutive 100-yard rec. games is tied for club record (ANDRE JOHNSON). In only game at Mia. (12/16/12 with Jax.), WR CECIL SHORTS III had 6 catches for 101 yards…In past 11, J.J. WATT has 15 sacks, 2 FF, FR, safety, 7 PDs & TD catch. Since entering NFL in 2011, leads league with 61 sacks. LB BRIAN CUSHING leads team with 52 tackles, incl. 12 last week…DOLPHINS: DAN CAMPBELL earned 1st career victory in HC debut last week…QB RYAN TANNEHILL has 8 TD passes in past 4, incl. 266 yards & 2 TDs vs. Ten. last week. Aims for 5th in row with 2 TDs. Tannehill (72) needs 3 TD passes to join HOFers DAN MARINO (420) & BOB GRIESE (192) as only Dolphins with 75 career…RB LAMAR MILLER posted 4th career 100-yard rushing game last week (season-high 113 yards vs. Titans)…WR-PR JARVIS LANDRY aims for 9th in row at home with 4+ receptions. 1 of 2 NFL players with 30+ rec. (31) & PR-TD in 2015 (TRAVIS BENJAMIN). WR RISHARD MATTHEWS has 85+ receiving yards in 3 of past 4, incl. 85 vs. Titans…DE CAMERON WAKE ranks 2nd in franchise history with 67 career sacks (JASON TAYLOR, 131), incl. 4 last week. Since joining Dolphins in 2013, CB BRENT GRIMES has 11 INTs, tied for most among AFC CBs, incl. 1 last week. S RESHAD JONES leads team with 51 tackles.


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