BOSTON (CBS) — WBZ-TV’s Levan Reid brings you everything you need to know heading into Sunday’s Patriots-Dolphins clash in Miami.
— This will be the 114th meeting between the Pats and the Dolphins, including the playoffs. Miami leads the regular season series 56-54, while the Pats have a 2-1 edge in the postseason.READ MORE: Hopkinton High School First In State To Drop Mask Mandate
— The Patriots are looking to sweep their season series against the Dolphins for the 11th time in team history.
— The Patriots are 16-37 all time in the regular season when playing in Miami.
— Under Bill Belichick, the Patriots are 26-15 overall against Miami.
— This will be the sixth time in franchise history that the Patriots close out their regular season with at least three straight contests against division foes.
— Cam Newton has 11 rushing touchdowns this season. With one more, Newton will tie Steve Grogan for the most rushing scores in a season by a Patriots quarterback.
— Newton has four games with two or more rushing touchdowns this season, including Week 1 against the Dolphins.
— The New England rushing attack is ranked fifth in the NFL, averaging 147.5 yards per game. Damien Harris is averaging 5.0 yards per carry, which ranks ninth in the league.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
— The Pats defense has 15 interceptions this season. That ranks second in the NFL behind the Pittsburgh Steelers (16).
— J.C. Jackson has nine takeaways this season. The New England single season record is 13 takeaways by Ron Hall in 1964.
— Gunner Olszewski is leading the NFL with a 20.6 punt return average. If he continues on that pace, it will be the highest average in team history.
— Jake Bailey leads the NFL with 46.1 net yards per punt. If that holds, Bailey would set a new Patriots single season team record.
— For the season, Bailey has allowed only 46 punt return yards.
— Coming into this game, Nick Folk has converted on 21 straight field goal attempts.
— The Patriots have now gone 83 straight games (postseason included) without being shutout in the first half.MORE NEWS: Head Of The Charles Regatta Returns Friday For First Time In Two Years
Tune in to Sunday’s Patriots-Dolphins clash on WBZ-TV — the television home of the New England Patriots. Pregame coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. with Patriots GameDay, kickoff is set for 1 p.m., and after the game switch over to TV38 for full reaction and analysis on Patriots 5th Quarter!