Game at a glance

The Dolphins face another struggling team, the Arizona Cardinals, before heading into their bye week. Here's a look at the Dolphins-Cardinals matchup.

WHO: Miami Dolphins (1-7) vs. Arizona Cardinals (2-5)

WHEN: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET

WHERE: Pro Player Stadium, Miami, Fla.

TV: FOX (regional)

ANNOUNCERS: Ron Pitts, play-by-play; Tim Ryan, analysis

LINE: Dolphins by 3

NFL RANKINGS: Dolphins — 31st in total offense, 32nd in rushing offense, 25th in passing offense, 7th in total defense, 30th in rushing defense, 2nd in passing defense; Cardinals — 28th in total offense, 16th in rushing offense, 30th in passing offense, 13th in total defense, 23rd in rushing defense, 12th in passing defense.

COACHES: Dolphins, Dave Wannstedt (5th season with team); Cardinals, Dennis Green (1st season)

SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 8-0

LAST MEETING: 1999 at Miami, Dolphins 19, Cardinals 16

INJURIES: Dolphins -- WR Marty Booker (ribs), K Matt Bryant (quad), S Antuan Edwards (groin), K Olindo Mare (calf) and DT Mario Monds (hand) are questionable; LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (back), DE David Bowens (knee), QB Jay Fiedler (left forearm), LB Morlon Greenwood (quad), G Jeno James (knee), TE Randy McMichael (heel/knee) and RB Sammy Morris (wrist) are probable.

Cardinals -- LB Gerald Hayes (thigh), CB Renaldo Hill (hamstring) and RB Josh Scobey (knee) are probable.

GAME NOTES: Dennis Green is one victory away from becoming the 29th coach to reach 100 career wins. ... Arizona RB Emmitt Smith has averaged 76 yards rushing in three career games against the Dolphins. ... Arizona is tied for the NFL lead with 18 takeaways. ... Former Dolphins fullback Obafemi Ayanbadejo scored his first touchdown with Arizona last weekend at Buffalo.


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