What the Dolphins want to do is take care of their own business and not worry about anybody else. That's going to be tougher than it might look against a Minnesota team that everybody acknowledges is a lot better than its 4-10 record might suggest.
What follows is a glance at the Dolphins-Vikings matchup.
WHO: Miami Dolphins (9-5) vs. Minnesota Vikings (4-10)
WHEN: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET
WHERE: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minn.
TV: CBS (Dick Enberg, play-by-play; Dan Dierdorf, analysis; Bonnie Bernstein, sidelines)
LINE: Dolphins by 3
NFL RANKINGS: Dolphins — 14th in the NFL in total offense, 3rd in rushing offense, 24th in passing offense, 2nd in total defense, 3rd in rushing defense, 5th in passing defense
Vikings — 3rd in the NFL in total offense, 2nd in rushing offense, 12th in passing offense, 29th in total defense, 9th in rushing defense, 31st in passing defense
COACHES: Dolphins, Dave Wannstedt (3rd year with team); Vikings, Mike Tice (1st full year with team)
SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 5-3 (Miami is 1-0 in the playoffs)
LAST FIVE MEETINGS: 2000 at Minnesota, Vikings 13, Dolphins 7
1994 at Minnesota, Vikings 38, Dolphins 35
1988 at Miami, Dolphins 24, Vikings 7
1982 at Miami, Dolphins 22, Vikings 14
1979 at Minnesota, Dolphins 27, Vikings 12
Vikings — WR Kelly Campbell (toe) is questionable; RB Moe Williams (foot), LB Henri Crockett (chest) and C Matt Birk (lower leg) are probable.