- Associated Press - Thursday, October 16, 2014

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

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Bears by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 2-2-1, Chicago 3-3

SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 7-4

LAST MEETING - Bears beat Dolphins 16-0, Nov. 18, 2010

LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Packers 27-24; Bears beat Falcons 27-13

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 23, Bears No. 16.

DOLPHINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (6), PASS (25T).

DOLPHINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (13), PASS (8).

BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (20), PASS (9).

BEARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (10), PASS (17).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Miami blew seven-point lead in final five minutes at home last week, with Aaron Rodgers taking advantage of mismatch in coverage to throw winning 4-yard TD to TE Andrew Quarless. LB Philip Wheeler was covering him. … Dolphins averaging 5 yards per carry, third in league. … Miami has scored on its first possession in three of five games. … Dolphins have two blocked punts, tied for club record (1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1991, 1996, 2011). … Lamar Miller is third among RBs at 5.2 yards per carry. … CB Cortland Finnegan needs one solo tackle for 500 in career. … Chicago is 0-2 at home with losses to Buffalo, Green Bay. … Bears became first NFL team with 750 wins last week. … Chicago’s tied for fourth in league with 12 takeaways, ranks third with 49 points off takeaways. … QB Jay Cutler threw for 381 yards - second-highest total of career - without interception at Atlanta. Bears are 3-0 in games he was not picked off. He has two INTs in each of their three losses. … RB Matt Forte with league-leading 46 receptions strand third in NFL with 775 yards from scrimmage (399 rushing, 376 receiving). … WR Brandon Marshall had 167 receptions for 2,228 yards with Miami from 2010-11. … DE Willie Young leads NFL with seven sacks. … Rookie CB Kyle Fuller tied for league lead with three interceptions and three forced fumbles.

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