A quick look at the information you need to know about today's Patriots-Dolphins game:
- Photo gallery: It's already a field day, and not in a good way, in Miami
- Inactives: Dont'a Hightower's back on the field
- Pats' Saturday schedule disrupted by plane issues
- Recuperating Gronkowski expected to participate in offseason program
TEAM RECORDS: Patriots 13-2, Dolphins 10-5
GAME TIME: 1 p.m. EST
TV ANNOUNCERS: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts and Evan Washburn
LOCAL RADIO NETWORK: Anchored by WBZ-FM (98.5 The Sports Hub)
LOCAL RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Bob Socci and Scott Zolak
ALL-TIME SERIES BETWEEN THE TEAMS: Dolphins lead, 53-49
LAST MEETING: Patriots 31, Dolphins 24 on Sept. 18, 2016 at Gillette Stadium
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-- The Patriots can clinch the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC, and home-field advantage throughout the conference playoffs, with a victory today or with a Raiders loss to the Broncos later this afternoon.
-- The Patriots are playing the Dolphins in the final game of the regular season for the second straight year and the 14th time in their history. The teams are 7-7 in the 14 games, and the Pats are 3-4 in the finales played in Miami.
-- The Patriots are 14-36 all-time in Miami. They were 3-18 in the Orange Bowl and are 11-18 at Dolphins/Pro Player/Joe Robbie/Sun Life Stadium. They also played a road game against the Dolphins in Tampa on Nov. 30. 1969, which they won.
-- The Patriots have lost their last three games in Miami.
-- Since Bill Belichick became Patriots coach in 2000, the Patriots are 21-12 against the Dolphins. In that span, they are 7-8 in games played in Miami.
-- Since 2000, the Patriots are 78-28 (.736) in regular season and playoff games against AFC East opponents: 21-12 against the Dolphins, 25-11 against the Jets, 29-4 against the Bills and 3-1 in divisional games against the Colts (who were in the AFC East in 2000 and 2001).
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-- If the Patriots win today they will finish undefeated on the road in the regular season for the second time in franchise history. The Pats were also 8-0 on the road in 2007.
-- If the Patriots win today, they will record the fifth 14-or-more victory season in franchise history. The others: 2003 (14), 2004 (14), 2007 (16) and 2010 (14). The Pats advanced to the Super Bowl in three of those four seasons.
-- Tom Brady (who currently has 61,306 career passing yards) needs 56 yards to pass Dan Marino (61,361) on the NFL's all-time list of passing yardage.
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-- REFEREE: John Parry. UMPIRE: Mark Pellis. HEAD LINESMAN: John McGrath. LINE JUDGE: Jeff Seeman. FIELD JUDGE: Jabir Walker. SIDE JUDGE: Keith Washington. BACK JUDGE: Perry Paganelli. REPLAY OFFICIAL: Bob McGrath.