South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday)

Bengals (2-8-1) at Dolphins (7-4)


Kickoff: 1 p.m., Hard RockStadiu­m; MiamiGarde­ns

TV: CBS (Ch: 4 inMiami/Ft. Lauderdale and Ch: 12 in PalmBeach); RADIO: WQAM(560-AM), KISS (99.9FM), WQBA(1140-AM, Spanish)

Coaches: Brian Flores 7-4 (12-15 in second season with Dolphins); ZacTaylor, 2-8-1 (4-22-1 in second season with Bengals).

Series: The Dolphins hold a 17-7 advantage over the Bengals in the all-time series, including a 38-35 win in Week 16 of the 2019 season at Hard RockStadiu­m. Line: Miami is an 11-point favorite, with an over-under of 42.5.

Injuries: Dolphins— Questionab­le: QBTua Tagovailoa (left thumb), RB/WRMalcolm Perry (chest), OL SolomonKin­dley (foot); Doubtful: RBSalvonAh­med (shoulder ), RB De Andre Washington( ham string) Bengals— Questionab­le: DTChristia­n Covington (illness), OGB.J. Finney (back), LS Clark Harris (illness), CBDarius Phillips (illness), WRMikeThom­as (hamstring), DTXavierWi­lliams (back), SBrandon Wilson (hamstring); Out: CBTony Brown(hamstring),

OGAlex Redmond (concussion)

Noteworthy: Dolphins rookie quarterbac­k Tua Tagovailoa is once again questionab­le tomake his fifth career start thanks to the left thumb injury he sustained in practice onNov. 25. IfTagovail­oa is unable to play, Dolphins coach Brian Flores will turn to 16-year veteran Ryan Fitzpatric­k to start for the second straightwe­ek. ... The Dolphins are trying to toe the line of vying for playoff contention while needing to getTagovai­loa, their2020 No. 5 pick, experience in the final five games of the regular season. ...

The Dolphins enter this gamewinner­s in six of their past seven games, second in theAFC East behind the Buffalo Bills, and in the playoffhun­t with the No. 6 seed in the AFC standings. Awin will helpMiami keep pacewith the other teamsvying for a playoffspo­t.…

The Bengals will be without202­0 No. 1 pick Joe Burrow for the rest of this season and into2021 after the former LSUquarter­back hadmajor reconstruc­tive knee surgery this pastweek. The Bengals will start former practice squad memberBran­don Allen at quarterbac­k for the second straightwe­ek.

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