Game at a glance

Jim Bates makes his NFL head-coaching debut Sunday when the Dolphins face the Seattle Seahawks. Here's a glance at the Dolphins-Seahawks matchup.

WHO: Miami Dolphins (1-8) vs. Seattle Seahawks (5-4)

WHEN: Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET

WHERE: Qwest Field, Seattle, Wash.

TV: CBS (regional)

ANNOUNCERS: Kevin Harlan, play-by-play; Randy Cross, analysis

LINE: Seahawks by 9 1/2

NFL RANKINGS: Dolphins — 27th in total offense, 30th in rushing offense, 23rd in passing offense, 7th in total defense, 31st in rushing defense, 1st in passing defense; Seahawks — 7th in total offense, 4th in rushing offense, 16th in passing offense, 15th in total defense, 10th in rushing defense, 20th in passing defense.

COACHES: Dolphins, Jim Bates (1st season with team); Seahawks, Mike Holmgren (6th season)

SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 8-3; Miami holds a 2-1 advantage in the playoffs

LAST MEETING: 2001 at Seattle, Dolphins 24, Seahawks 20

INJURIES: Dolphins -- G Jeno James (knee) is out; WR Marty Booker (ankle/hamstring) and DT Mario Monds (hand) are questionable; LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee), S Yeremiah Bell (ankle), QB Jay Fiedler (left trapezius), K Olindo Mare (right calf), RB Travis Minor (ankle) and T John St. Clair (ankle) are probable.

Seahawks — LB Anthony Simmons (wrist) and LB Tracy White (hamstring) are out; LB Chad Brown (knee) and QB Matt Hasselbeck (thigh) are questionable;WR Bobby Engram (ankle), S Ken Hamlin (toe) and CB Bobby Taylor (knee) are probable.

GAME NOTES: The Dolphins have won their last three games at Seattle, including a 20-17 victory in the 1999 playoffs. ... One of QB A.J. Feeley's seven NFL career starts came against the Seahawks, and he completed 21 of 35 for 190 yards two touchdowns and one interception. ... Seattle RB Shaun Alexander has topped 150 yards rushing in each of his last three games. ... The Seahawks lead the NFC with 12 interceptions.

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