Game facts: Dolphins at Chargers

Next Gen Stat:  RB Melvin Gordon reached the highest maximum speed of any ball carrier in the NFL in Week 9 (21.95 MPH). 

Workhorse RB:  Gordon has accounted for 79.1 percent of his team's rushing attempts and 80.0 percent of his team's rushing yards (both are most in NFL).

Potent offense:  The Chargers are averaging 29.8 points per game this season (3rd-most in NFL). That's San Diego's highest average scoring total since 2006, when the team went 14-2. 

Improved run defense:  San Diego has allowed fewer than 100 rush yards in eight games so far this season. The Chargers accomplished that feat just three times last season. 

Heavily tested secondary:  The Chargers have defended against 376 pass attempts this season (2nd-most in NFL behind the Falcons).  

Secondary still holding up:  The Chargers rank 16th in pass completion percentage allowed (62.8), T-14th in pass yards allowed per attempt (7.0) and 9th in opponent passer rating (83.9). 

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