Miami Dolphins vs Detroit Lions: TV Channel Schedule, Start Time, Scores and results

The Miami Dolphins captured the attention of many when they lambasted San Diego 37-0 last week. With the victory, the Dolphins are possible contenders in the AFC with a 5-3 record.

Miami face Detroit Lions (6-2) in one of the NFL games on Sunday at the Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan at 1:00 PM ET.

Because of the vaunted defense, the Dolphins contained the offense of San Diego, yielding only 178 total yards. Having a defense against the high-powered offense of the Lions is necessary for the Dolphins.

Ryan Tannehill had a breakthrough performance when he posted a career-best 125.6 passer rating on Sunday.

“I don’t know about that,” Tannehill said. “Offensively, we executed well. Guys were making plays. But we still left some plays out there.”

Offensively, Miami averages 228.5 yards in passing and 137.2 in rushing. Defensively, Miami yields 201.1 in passing, 2nd in the league, and 103.5 in rushing, 12th in the NFL.

The Lions are known to have the offense with Matthew Stafford at the center and Calvin Johnson as one of the receivers. It is one of best start in the recent years with a record of 6-2 for the Lions.

Stafford threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Atlanta, 22-21, in their previous game. With the offense of the Lions beating the defense of the opposing team, the Lions would be difficult to outpower.

Aside from utilizing Johnson as the primary receiver, Golden Tate has become a key factor in the offense of Detroit. Tate had 55 receptions, fifth in the NFL and 800 yards, fourth in the league.

Offensively, Detroit averages 259.1 yards in passing and 79.6 yards in rushing. Defensively, Detroit yields 216.4 in passing, fifth in the league, and 74 in rushing second in the NFL.

The defense of the Lions has been instrumental in winning tight games as it slowed down the offense of the opponents.

Miami Dolphins vs Detroit Lions tv channel schedule is on CBS. Miami Dolphins vs Detroit Lions start time is at 1:00 PM ET. Dolphins vs Lions scores and results will be posted here after the game.

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