Dolphins (6-6) vs. Patriots (9-3)
Kickoff: Sunday, 1 p.m.; Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens
TV: CBS (Ch. 4 in Miami-Dade/Broward; Ch. 12 in Palm Beach); Radio: 560-AM, 99.9-FM, 1140-AM (Spanish)
Coaches: Miami’s Adam Gase (22-23 in three years with Dolphins); New England’s Bill Belichick (250-87 in 19 years with Patriots, 287-132 in 24 years overall).
Series: The Dolphins lead the all-time series 54-52.
Betting Line: Dolphins +7.5 Key injuries: Dolphins — Out: CB Xavien Howard (knee), OL Jake Brendel (calf). Questionable: WR Danny Amendola (knee), OL Travis Swanson (ankle); Patriots — Questionable: TE Dwayne Allen (knee), CB Stephon Gilmore. Noteworthy: The Dolphins and Patriots face off in their final AFC East matchup against each other this season. New England delivered a 38-7 blowout to Miami in Week 4 … The Patriots enter the game needing a victory to clinch the division and a playoff spot, while the Dolphins are on the cusp of the playoff picture, ranked seventh in the AFC … The Dolphins have beaten the Patriots in four of the last five matchups at Hard Rock Stadium … Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a 7-9 record all-time against the Dolphins in South Florida … This game will be Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s first against New England at home in three years. Tannehill has a 3-7 record all-time against the Patriots, with all three victories coming at home … Miami will play without star cornerback Xavien Howard (knee), who leads the NFL with seven interceptions.