W2W4: New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins on Thursday Night Football

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The New England Patriots have little time to rest after their 30-23 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday. Although playing a second consecutive game at home in Gillette Stadium, the Patriots have the red-hot Miami Dolphins coming into Foxboro, MA. The Dolphins are coming off two impressive victories over the Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans.

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The Patriots took down the number one defense in the league as they beat the New York Jets on Sunday. While the Dolphins have been feasting on lesser competition, the Patriots had to overcome injuries and come from behind in the fourth quarter. Miami is riding high and finally playing up to their preseason prognostications with the firing of head coach Joe Philbin.  

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As always, the game is not so much about what is said off the field but what goes on between the lines. Since both teams are focusing on the game on the field, let’s do the same and investigate both teams and what to watch for on Sunday and the game score prediction at the end of the analysis:

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