Quick Take: Dolphins (1-13) at Patriots (14-0)

Last meeting
Tom Brady threw a career-high six touchdown passes, including five in the first half, as the Patriots cruised to a 49-28 win in Week 7.

The Patriots have won seven of the past 10 meetings, but the Dolphins lead the overall series 47-34.

Last week
The Dolphins won their first game of the season, defeating the Ravens 22-16 on a 64-yard touchdown pass in overtime from Cleo Lemon to Greg Camarillo. ... The Patriots defeated the Jets, 20-10, at a windy and rain-soaked Gillette Stadium.

At stake
The Patriots have wrapped up the top seed in the AFC but are still pursuing that perfect season. The Dolphins, however, may be motivated by defending their team lineage. The 1972 Dolphins are the only team in NFL history to finish the regular season undefeated and untied.

Key matchup:
Brady vs. Dolphins secondary. Brady torched Miami's secondary in Week 7, throwing for 354 yards and those six touchdowns. Despite the Dolphins' 1-13 record, they have the league's fourth-ranked pass defense. But following his first game without a touchdown this season, and just five touchdowns shy of Peyton Manning's touchdown record, Brady will look to air it out on Sunday. At his disposal are Randy Moss ( needing just three touchdowns to tie Jerry Rice for the all-time single season touchdown record) and former Dolphin Wes Welker (nine receptions, 138 yards, two TDs in Week 7 vs. Miami).

Did you know?
Dolphins RB Samkon Gado -- having started the season on the Texans' roster -- aims for his third consecutive game with at least one touchdown.

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