Miami Dolphins (2-8) vs. Cleveland Browns (4-6)
DATE: Sunday, Nov. 24
TIME: 1:00 p.m. ET
SITE: FirstEnergy Stadium; Cleveland, Ohio
WATCHING ONLINE: This season, fans will be able to watch games for FREE online with Yahoo! Sports through Dolphins.com on mobile web and the Dolphins app as long as the user is within the FOX broadcast radius. Links to watch will be available at the start of the game on both platforms. The NFL app also offers free streams for viewers in the local market. Click here for more ways to watch.
TV ANNOUNCERS: Chris Myers, play-by-play; Daryl Johnston, color analyst; Laura Okmin, sideline
DOLPHINS RADIO NETWORK: KISS (99.9 FM); WQAM (560 AM); WQBA (1140 AM-Spanish)
RADIO VOICES: English broadcast — Jimmy Cefalo, Bob Griese, Joe Rose, Kim Bokamper; Spanish broadcast — Roly Martin, Eduardo Martell
SERIES RECORD: Miami leads 11-8 (including playoffs)
AT MIAMI: Dolphins lead 6-2
AT CLEVELAND: Browns lead 6-5
AT BALTIMORE: Dolphins lead 8-6
LAST MEETING: 2016 at Miami; Dolphins 30, Browns 24 (OT)
SERIES TREND: The Dolphins have won the past two meetings, including a 23-10 victory in their 2013 season opener in their last trip to Cleveland.
HISTORY LESSON: This will mark the sixth time the Dolphins and Browns face each other in the month of November, ironically every time in Cleveland. One of them came almost exactly 29 years to the day of this year's game, a 30-13 Dolphins victory on Nov. 25, 1990 that moved their record to 9-2 that season. Read more Matchup Memories here.
CLEVELAND'S RECORD: 4-6
LAST GAME: Won 21-7 against Pittsburgh
OVERVIEW: The Browns will go into the game Sunday riding their first winning streak of the season following victories against Buffalo (19-16) and Pittsburgh (21-7) in the Week 11 Thursday night game. The Browns are hoping to make a late-season push to fulfill the high expectations that accompanied them heading into the regular season following the acquisitions of Odell Beckham Jr., Kareem Hunt and former Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon. Beckham and former LSU teammate and former Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry have put up similar numbers as they rank first and second on the team in receptions and receiving yards, but the passing game has had an up-and-down season so far. Quarterback Baker Mayfield, the former Heisman Trophy winner who was the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, has 11 touchdown passes against 12 interceptions this season and his passer rating of 76.8 is the lowest in the league among qualifying players. The Cleveland running game, meanwhile, has been very productive. Nick Chubb has 1,011 yards on the season, making him the second Browns running back along with the legendary Jim Brown to reach 1,000 yards in the team's first 10 games. The defense ranks around the middle of the league overall, though it has been much better against the pass (sixth in the NFL) than against the run (26th). Of course, the Browns defense will have to finish out the season without its most productive player, defensive end Myles Garrett, who was suspended indefinitely in the aftermath of the much-publicized incident that took place near the end of the Pittsburgh game. Garrett had 10 sacks in the first 10 games, twice as many as anybody else on the team. Against the Dolphins, the Browns also will be without Larry Ogunjobi, who is second on the team with five sacks and also was suspended for what happened in that Thursday night game.
KEY NEW FACES: CB Greedy Williams (draft-2nd round), LB Mack Wilson (draft-5th), K Austin Seibert (draft-5th), RB Kareem Hunt (Kansas City), Odell Beckham Jr. (N.Y. Giants), WR Taywan Taylor (Tennessee), TE Ricky Seals-Jones (Arizona), TE Demetrius Harris (Kansas City), G Eric Kush (Chicago), G Wyatt Teller (Buffalo), DT Sheldon Richardson (Minnesota), DE Olivier Vernon (N.Y. Giants), S Justin Burris (Oakland), LB Adarius Taylor (Tampa Bay)
KEY VETERANS GONE: RB Duke Johnson, WR Antonio Callaway, TE Darren Fells, S Jabrill Peppers, LB Jamie Collins, G Kevin Zeitler, DT Trevon Coley, DE Myles Garrett (suspended), DT Larry Ogunjobi (suspended), S Morgan Burnett (IR), TE David Njoku (IR)
Final Injury Report
|CB Ken Webster (ankle)||DE Taco Charlton (elbow)|
|DB Eric Murray (knee)||LB Joe Schobert (groin)|
|DE Olivier Vernon (knee)|