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Preview: Atlanta Falcons (2-3) at Miami Dolphins (1-5)

SUNDAY, OCT. 24, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // HARD ROCK STADIUM // REFEREE: SCOTT NOVAK

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Jennifer Hale (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 134 (Atl.), 85 (Mia.) | XM: 384 (Atl.), 226 (Mia.) | SXM App: 801 (Atl.), 819 (Mia.)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Dolphins lead all-time series, 9-4
STREAKS: Dolphins have won past 2
LAST GAME: 10/15/17: Dolphins 20 at Falcons 17
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/22/13: Dolphins 27, Falcons 23

ATLANTA FALCONS Leaders   MIAMI DOLPHINS

Bye (Week 5: W 27-20 vs. N.Y. Jets in London) LAST WEEK L 23-20 vs. Jacksonville (in London)
Arthur Smith: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Brian Flores: 0-0
21.0/29.6 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 16.5/29.5
345.6 OFFENSE 290.0
Matt Ryan: 141-204-1,332-10-3-97.1 PASSING Tua Tagovailoa: 50-78-544-3-2-86.7
Mike Davis: 62-204-3.3-1 RUSHING Myles Gaskin: 39-176-4.5-0
Cordarrelle Patterson: 25-295-11.8-4 RECEIVING Jaylen Waddle (R): 37-301-8.1-3
352.6 DEFENSE 417.8
Dante Fowler, Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: 2 SACKS Emmanuel Ogbah: 2.5
Jaylinn Hawkins: 1 INTs Xavien Howard, Elandon Roberts: 1
-3 (3/6) TAKE/GIVE -2 (7/9)
Dustin Colquitt: 28.0 (28.0) PUNTING (NET) Michael Palardy: 42.6 (38.0)
Younghoe Koo: 31 (10/10 PAT; 7/7 FG) KICKING Jason Sanders: 31 (10/10 PAT; 7/9 FG)

 

FALCONS NOTES

• QB MATT RYAN passed for 342 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 109.7 rating in Week 5 & became 2nd-fastest QB (DREW BREES) to reach 5,000 career completions (210 games). Has 57,099 pass yards & surpassed ELI MANNING (57,023) for 8th-most in NFL history. Aims for his 4th in row with 100+ rating & 5th in row with 2+ TD passes.

• RB CORDARRELLE PATTERSON had 7 catches & 114 scrimmage yards (60 rec., 54 rush) in Week 5. Aims for his 4th in row with 100+ scrimmage yards & 5th in row with 5+ receptions. Had rec. TD in his last game at Mia. (12/9/18 w/ NE) & aims for his 3rd in row vs. Mia. with TD catch. RB MIKE DAVIS rushed for 53 yards & TD in Week 5. Aims for his 3rd in row with TD.

• WR CALVIN RIDLEY is 1 of 2 WRs (COOPER KUPP) with active streak of 10+ consecutive games (12) with 5+ receptions. Aims for his 7th in row on road with 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards. Has rec. TD in 3 of his past 4 vs. AFC. Rookie TE KYLE PITTS set career-highs in receptions (9), rec. yards (119) & had his 1stcareer rec. TD in Week 5. Became 1st rookie TE since JORDAN REED (10/20/13) with 9+ catches, 100+ rec. yards & rec. TD in single game.

• LB DEION JONES had 11 tackles & INT in last meeting. Aims for  his 4th in row with 5+ tackles. LB JACOB TUIOTI-MARINER had 2nd sack of season in Week 5. LB FOYESADE OLUOKUN aims for his 11th in row on road with 5+ tackles. CB A.J. TERRELL had 4th-career FF in Week 5.

DOLPHINS NOTES:

• QB TUA TAGOVAILOA completed season-high 33 of 47 passes (70.2 pct.) for season-high 329 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT for 95.1 rating last week, 3rd-career game with 300+ pass yards.

• RB MYLES GASKIN aims for his 4th in row vs. NFC with TD. Has 90+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC.

• TE MIKE GESICKI had 8 catches for season-high 115 yards last week, 2nd-career game with 100+ rec. yards. Has 5+ catches in 3 of past 4. TE DURHAM SMYTHE had 5 catches for career-high 59 yards in Week 6. Rookie WR JAYLEN WADDLE had 10 catches for season-high 70 yards & 2 TDs last week. Is only rookie with 10+ catches in 2 games this season. Leads all rookies with 37 catches. WR DEVANTE PARKER has 65+ rec. yards in 2 of 3 career games vs. NFC South. Has TD catch in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC. WR MACK HOLLINS set season highs in catches (4) & rec. yards (61) last week. Had 5 catches for 50 yards in only career game vs. Atl. (9/15/19 w/ Phi.).

• CB XAVIEN HOWARD aims for his 5th in row with PD. Has 4 PD in his past 2 at home. Since 2020, ties for NFL lead with 11 INTs. LB JEROME BAKER aims for 3rd in row with 7+ tackles. Aims for 3rd in row at home with PD. LB ANDREW VAN GINKEL had PD & season-high 6 tackles last week. Has TFL in 2 of past 3. DE EMMANUEL OGBAH had sack & PD last week & has sack in 2 of past 3. Had half sack in only career game vs. Atl. (11/11/18 w/ Cle.). DT CHRISTIAN WILKINS had sack & 1st-career FF in Week 6. Has TFL in 2 of past 3 at home.

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