The game takes place on Sunday between the Miami Dolphins and the Chicago Bears. The Dolphins have won twice in a row and are looking to match their longest winning streak of the season under first-year coach Mike McDaniel. On the other side of the coin, the Bears have lost four of their last five games under first-year coach Matt Ebervloss.
Miami’s two-game winning streak can be directly linked to the return of quarterback Toa Tagovailoa, as the Dolphins won against the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Detroit Lions in their first two games. The NFL leads in passing yards per attempt (9.0) and passing rating (112.7) with the Dolphins crowding 2,340 yards this season, the most in the NFL. He will face the NFL’s fifth-ranked pass defense in Chicago who only allows 188 passes per game.
The Bears are the NFL’s most fast attacking, averaging 188.4 yards to the ground while sprinting the league’s highest with 59.9% of their plays. This focus on the ground led to a historic production: Chicago ran for more than 230 yards in three consecutive games, making them the first team to do so since the 1998 49ers. However, the Dolphins are well-equipped with a running defense that ranks sixth in the NFL, allowing 100.6 dash yards per game.
Which team will come out on top? Check out our live blog below after kickoff for live updates, highlights and analysis throughout the match, watch the game on CBS and broadcast on Paramount +.
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