Special teams

<p>Dolphins punter <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT0011979" title="Brandon Fields " href="/topic/sports/football/brandon-fields--PESPT0011979.topic">Brandon Fields</a> leads the league in punting average (49.7 yards). Kicker Caleb Sturgis is 7-for-7 on field goals, and kickoff returner <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT00016400" title="Marcus Thigpen" href="/topic/sports/football/marcus-thigpen-PESPT00016400.topic">Marcus Thigpen</a> is fourth in average yards per return (26.6). Baltimore lost returnman <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT0012629" title="Jacoby Jones" href="/topic/sports/football/jacoby-jones-PESPT0012629.topic">Jacoby Jones</a> (knee) in the opener. He's questionable. Kicker Jason Tucker is 7-for-9 on field goals. Punter <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT0012657" title="Sam Koch" href="/topic/sports/football/sam-koch-PESPT0012657.topic">Sam Koch</a> is third (48.9 yards) in punting average. The Dolphins have done a good job at flipping field position, acquiring field position and scoring on their special teams.</p>
<p><strong>Edge: Dolphins</strong></p>
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( October 5, 2013 )

Dolphins punter Brandon Fields leads the league in punting average (49.7 yards). Kicker Caleb Sturgis is 7-for-7 on field goals, and kickoff returner Marcus Thigpen is fourth in average yards per return (26.6). Baltimore lost returnman Jacoby Jones (knee) in the opener. He's questionable. Kicker Jason Tucker is 7-for-9 on field goals. Punter Sam Koch is third (48.9 yards) in punting average. The Dolphins have done a good job at flipping field position, acquiring field position and scoring on their special teams.

Edge: Dolphins

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