Here's a breakdown of interesting stats and overall numbers that hint things about the Miami Dolphins.
0 -- The amount of times the Dolphins have beaten Sunday's opponent, the Houston Texans, during this series.
5 -- The amount of former Pro Bowl players - Jake Long, Cameron Wake, Randy Starks, Paul Soliai and Dan Carpenter - on the Dolphins roster this season.
8 -- The Dolphins have seven starters entering the final year of their contract, putting numerous top performers like Long, Reggie Bush, Brian Hartline, Anthony Fasano, Starks, Chris Clemons and Sean Smith in a play-for-pay situation.
15.3 -- Brian Hartline’s yards per catch average in his three NFL seasons, which is the largest average of every receiver on the team.
27 -- Miami averaged 4.41 yards on 1st down during the preseason, which has the Dolphins ranked 27th in the NFL. Chargers, Giants, Bengals, Pats, Buccaneers were the only teams worse.
30 -- How many games Miami’s starting safety duo of Reshad Jones (14) and Chris Clemons (16) has started during their young NFL careers.
37.5 -- That was Matt Moore's QB rating during the exhibition season. Only one NFL QB was worse. His name is Tim Tebow (26.5 QB rating).
47 -- That's the amount of NFL QBs that a better third down passer rating than Miami's Ryan Tannehill, who was 14 of 24 for 145 yds (one interception) on critical down during four games.
51 -- The amount of passes Davone Bess caught last season, his least productive NFL year.
72 -- Dolphins averaged 72 rushing yards per game in the preseason, which is 3.7 yards per carry. Miami's opponents rushed for 134.8 and 4.1 yards per carry.
113.3 -- It should be pointed out that Texans QB Matt Schaub was the NFL's 4th best QB in the exhibition season, producing a 113.3 QB rating. Dallas Tony Romo was top dog.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun