WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m. ET
WHERE: Dolphins Stadium, Miami, Fla.
TV: CBS (South Florida and Kansas City markets only)
ANNOUNCERS: Gus Johnson, play-by-play; Steve Tasker, analysis
LINE: Miami by 1 1/2
NFL RANKINGS: Dolphins -- 20th in total offense, 18th in rushing offense, 18th in passing offense, 7th in total defense, 14th in rushing defense, 11th in passing defense; Chiefs -- 15th in total offense, 7th in rushing offense, 20th in passing offense, 30th in total defense, 9th in rushing defense, 30th in passing defense.
COACHES: Dolphins, Nick Saban (1st season with team); Chiefs, Dick Vermeil (5th season)
SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 13-11; Miami has won all three playoff meetings
LAST MEETING: 2002 at Kansas City; Chiefs 48, Dolphins 30
CHIEFS INJURIES: DT Ryan Sims (foot) is out; T Kevin Sampson (illness) is doubtful; CB Dexter McCleon (groin) and WR Sammie Parker (knee) are questionable; TE Jason Dunn (knee), RB Larry Johnson (quad), LB Gary Stills (shoulder), G Brian Waters (knee) and S Greg Wesley (back) are probable.
GAME NOTES: The game will mark the return of former Dolphins cornerback Patrick Surtain to Miami. ... After Stockar McDougle committed five penalties against Tampa Bay, Vernon Carey is expected to return to the starting lineup at right tackle. ... Also starting in the Kansas City secondary is former Dolphins strong safety Sammy Knight. ... The NFL Network is slated to broadcast the game Sunday, Oct. 23 on a tape-delayed basis.