Bengals vs. Dolphins preview

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Cincinnati (6-2) at Miami (3-4)

Line: Bengals by 21/2

Forecast: 79, cloudy

THE SETUP

The Bengals and Dolphins are headed in opposite directions entering their nationally televised game tonight. The Bengals have won four in a row; the Dolphins have lost four in a row.

KEY MATCHUP

Rejuvenated Bengals cornerback Terence Newman, 35, is having a solid season, but Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace is one of the fastest players in the league.

STATS AND STUFF

Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill has lost a league-high five fumbles. ... The Dolphins have dominated this series, going 15-5.

HOW IT MIGHT PLAY OUT

The Bengals’ passing game, led by Andy Dalton, is taking its play to another level of late. Cincinnati ranks seventh overall in passing yards. A.J. Green leads the AFC with 734 receiving yards and Marvin Jones is coming off a four-touchdown game against the Jets. The Dolphins’ defense is 17th in the NFL against the pass (221.9 yards a game) and 28th in total yards (311.0) allowed.

- From wire reports

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