Dolphins Vs. Falcons: By the numbers
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-- Dolphins (2-0) haven't started 3-0 since 2002.
-- Dolphins went without a penalty last week for first time in 15 seasons.
-- Miami has yet to allow any points in the fourth quarter.
-- Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill has been sacked nine times, which is tied for second-most in NFL. RT Tyson Clabo has allowed three of those sacks.
-- Miami is tied for the NFL lead with nine sacks.
-- The Dolphins are tied for second in NFL with four interceptions.
-- Dolphins opponents have a passer rating of 62.4, fourth lowest in league.
-- Dolphins are averaging 2.4 yards per rush, third worst in NFL.
-- Miami has allowed five completions of 20 or more yards, two of 40 or more yards.
-- Dolphins WRs have two touchdown catches after having only three three all of last season.
-- Brian Hartline is Miami's leading receiver with 14 receptions, 182 yards and a touchdown.
-- Dolphins long snapper John Denney is set to break the franchise record he shares with Jason Taylor when he plays in 131st consecutive game Sunday.
-- Despite being 2-0, Miami has been outgained 739 yards to 673.
-- Falcons QB Matt Ryan has completed 71.6 percent of passes, second best in NFL (Tony Romo).
-- Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez is off to a slow start (seven receptions, 69 yards) but could awaken this week, considering the problems the Dolphins have had covering tight ends.
-- Atlanta's Matt Bosher, who attended the University of Miami, leads league with average of 49.9 yards per punt.
-- Falcons coach Mike Smith is 16-4 against the AFC.
-- Atlanta has run the ball an NFL-low 30 times and will be without RB Steven Jackson because of a thigh injury.
"We've got playmakers at every position on this team." -- Dolphins DT Jared Odrick.