Quick Take: Dolphins (3-4) at Broncos (4-3)

Last meeting
The host Dolphins defeated the Broncos, 34-10, in Nick Saban's NFL coaching debut in 2005.

Streaks
Miami has won four of the last five meetings, and leads the all-time series, 10-3-1.

Last week
Quarterback Chad Pennington and the host Dolphins upset the Bills, 25-16. ... The Broncos had a bye.

Keep your eye on ...
Pennington airing it out: Pennington, who completed 22 of 30 passes for 314 yards and a touchdown against the Bills last week, could be poised for another stat-friendly game. His teams are 5-1 when he throws for more than 300 yards. The Broncos rank 28th in pass defense.

Brown running wild: The Broncos are having trouble stopping teams from passing, but they are statistically worse in stopping the run. The Broncos are 30th in rush defense, which is good news for Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown, who has not surpassed 50 rushing yards in his last three games.

Torain's debut:Ryan Torain figured to be in the mix to be the Broncos starting running back in training camp but an elbow injury sidelined him for the first eight weeks. Coach Mike Shahanan refused to put Torain on the IR, and now the rookie out of Arizona State is healthy and could be ready to go against the Dolphins. If not, look for Michael Pittman, who has 197 rushing yards in his past two games, to get the bulk of the carries.

Did you know?
Ted Ginn Jr. had his first career 100-yard game last week and his 175 receiving yards is two fewer than he had in his first six games this season. ... Dolphins linebacker Joey Porter leads the NFL with 10.5 sacks, including 9.5 in his last five games. ... Broncos CB Dre' Bly ranks second among cornerbacks for most interceptions since 1999 with 38.

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