Quick Take: Dolphins (2-2) at Texans (0-4)

Last meeting
Houston's Kris Brown kicked three field goals measuring at least 50 yards to give the Texans a 22-19 win in Week 5 of last season.

The Texans have won all three meetings with the Dolphins.

Last week
Texans QB Sage Rosenfels committed three turnovers in the span of 2:10 in the fourth quarter, helping the Colts rally from a 17-point deficit for a 31-17 win. ... A goal-line stand and the "Wildcat" offense were too much for San Diego, as the Dolphins shocked the Chargers, 17-10.

Keep your eye on ...
The "Wildcat": The Dolphins have scored five of their last seven touchdowns from the single-wing, "Wildcat" formation to put opponents on notice. Ronnie Brown gained 49 of his 125 rushing yards on 11 direct snaps, including the game's deciding touchdown against the Chargers.

Miami's linebackers: Joey Porter is the "vocal" leader of this group, and has been backing up his words with 4½ sacks in his last two games. But young guys like Matt Roth and Channing Crowder are providing Miami with the speed to cut off running backs bouncing outside of the tackles.

One of NFL's top rookies: Overlooked in Houston's 0-4 start is the play of rookie RB Steve Slaton, who has recorded 336 yards and three touchdowns in the last three weeks. Slaton's power, combined with his abilities as a receiver, have made him one of the more exciting players to watch through five weeks.

Long's versatility:Jake Long, the No. 1 overall draft pick, has played a big role in the "Wildcat," sliding over to the right side to add an extra tackle for Brown's runs up the middle. When playing his normal position on the left side, Long has held his own against the likes of Luis Castillo, Travis LaBoy and Richard Seymour, but will face another big test against Mario Williams, who has four sacks this season.

Did you know?
The Dolphins are trying for their first three-game win streak since Nov. 19, 2006. ... Texans WR Andre Johnson is averaging 105.8 receiving yards in his last six home games. ... Texans TE Owen Daniels has recorded a reception in 24 consecutive games. ... The single-wing offense was last used as a regular formation in the NFL by the Pittsburgh Steelers, who didn't switch to the T-formation until 1953.

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