The Patriots' tight ends have had success against the Dolphins, but Miami's linebackers are healthy and playing well, and this could be a tougher matchup than usual.
The Patriots announced Wednesday they have signed veteran S Vincent Fuller.
The Patriots limited Cameron Wake to one sack in Week One, and he will have his ears pinned back Saturday against New England's tackles.
If there is a team to knock the Patriots down a peg and keep them from going into the playoffs with a big winning streak, it's the Miami Dolphins.
The Patriots released DL Eric Moore on Tuesday. Moore played in each of the last two games.
The Patriots' run defense and tackling will need to improve off its performance from last Sunday when it faces Reggie Bush this weekend.
Rookies OT Nate Solder and RB Stevan Ridley helped spark the Patriots' rushing attack in their Week 15 win.
Four AFC teams have clinched playoffs berths and three NFC teams have done the same.
The Patriots placed DE Andre Carter on injured reserve Tuesday. Carter left Sunday's win over the Broncos with a quad injury.
In just his second pro season, New England's Rob Gronkowski has emerged as the league's top tight end.
The Patriots avoided getting Tebowed, improved their defense mid-game and displayed other weapons on offense in their 41-23 win that clinched an AFC East title.
TE Aaron Hernandez had his best game of the season but S Matt Slater and the Patriots' run defense struggled again.
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.
Tom Brady led the offense while Julian Edelman was part of a great special-teams effort in the Patriots' win over the Broncos.
The Patriots' defense took a hit in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Broncos when DE Andre Carter suffered a left knee injury.