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Week 4 Preview: Seattle Seahawks at Miami Dolphins

Previewing the match-up between the Seattle Seahawks visiting the Miami Dolphins, focusing on key injuries and game notes.

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WEEK 4 PREVIEWS:
DEN @ NYJ | NO @ DET | LAC @ TB | JAX @ CIN | MIN @ HOU | SEA @ MIA | CLE @ DAL | ARZ @ CAR
IND @ CHI | BAL @ WAS | NYG @ LAR | NE @ KC | BUF @ LV | PHI @ SF | ATL @ GB

Seattle Seahawks @ Miami Dolphins
When: 10/4 @ 1:00pm ET
Watch: FOX
Point Spread: Dolphins +6.5
Over/Under: 53.5
Moneyline: Seahawks -286 | Dolphins +240

Seahawks Key Injuries: Will Dissly, TE, Achilles (Q), Ethan Pocic, C, Ankle (Q), Benson Mayowa, DE, Groin (Q), Shaqiull Griffin, CB, Shoulder (Q), Poona Ford, DT, Groin (Q), Duane Brown, T, Knee (Q), Mike Iupati, G, Knee (Q), Carlos Hyde, RB, Shoulder (Q), Jordyn Brooks, LB, MCL (D), Jamal Adams, SS, Groin (Q), Neiko Thrope, DB, Hip (Q), Quinton Dunbar, CB, Knee (Q), Damien Lewis, G, Ankle (Q), Chris Carson, RB, Knee (Q), Lano Hill, S, Back (Q), Rasheem Green, DE, Neck (IR), Bruce Irvin, OLB, ACL (IR), Marquise Blair, S, ACL (IR), Phillip Dorsett, WR, Foot (IR), Phil Haynes, OG, Hip (IR), Rashaad Penny, RB, ACL (PUP), Patrick Carr, RB, Undisclosed (IR), Branden Jackson, DE, Spine (IR)
Dolphins Key Injuries: Kevon Frazier, FS, Shoulder (Q), Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Illness (Q), Bryon Jones, CB, Groin (Q), Nate Brooks, DB, Undisclosed (Q), Vince Biegel, LB, Achilles (IR)

NOTES: Quarterback Russell Wilson passed for 315 yards and five touchdowns vs. zero interceptions for 130.7 rating last week. Is fifth quarterback in NFL history with 5+ touchdowns passes in consecutive games. Is first quarterback with 4+ touchdown passes in each of first three games of season. Leads NFL with 14 touchdowns passes, most by a quarterback in first three games of season in NFL history. Has 24 games with 130+ rating, most in NFL since 2012. Aims for his third in row on road and fourth in row overall with 130+ rating. Had two touchdowns vs. zero interceptions for 125.9 rating in only career game at Mia. (11/25/12). Running back Chris Carson aims for his third in row on road with 2+ touchdowns. Has six touchdowns (four rush, two receiving) in his past six vs. AFC. Running back Carlos Hyde has 142 scrimmage yards (71 per game) and receiving a touchdown in two career games vs. Mia. Wide receiver Tyler Lockett had nine receptions for 100 yards and three touchdowns in Week 3, his fourth career game with 2+ touchdown catches. Aims for his third in row on road with 8+ catches and 90+ receiving yards. Tied for NFL-lead with 22 touchdowns catches since 2018 (Tyreek Hill). Wide receiver DK Metcalf had four catches for 110 yards and a receiving touchdown last week. Is only player with 90+ receiving yards and a touchdown catch in each of first three games. Aims for his fifth in row with receiving a touchdown. Tight end Greg Olsen had a touchdown catch in his last game vs. Mia. (11/24/13 w/ Car.). Linebacker Bobby Wagner had nine tackles and a pass deflection last week. Had nine tackles and an interception in only career game at Mia. (11/25/12). Linebacker K.J. Wright had ten tackles in Week 3. Had 11 tackles and a sack in last meeting. Defensive tackle Jarren Reed had a sack and forced fumble last week. Cornerback Shaqiull Griffin had career-high 11 tackles and fourth-career interception in Week 3.

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 18 of 20 passes (career-high 90 comp. pct., min. 10 attempts) for 160 yards and two touchdowns vs. zero interceptions for 133.3 rating and rushed for 38 yards and a touchdown last week. Aims for his third in row with 2+ touchdown passes, zero interceptions and 100+ rating. Has eight touchdowns (six pass, two rush) vs. interception for 104.8 rating in his last four vs. NFC. Aims for his seventh in row at home with 90+ rating. Running back Myles Gaskins had career-high 95 scrimmage yards (66 rush, 29 receiving) last week. Aims for his third in a row with 80+ scrimmage yards and 5+ catches. Running back Jordan Howard had a rushing touchdown in Week 3 and is only AFC running back with a rushing touchdown in each of first three games of 2020. Has rushing touchdown in two of his past three vs. NFC West. Wide receiver DeVante Parker had five catches for team-high 69 yards last week. Aims for his third in row with 5+ catches and 50+ receiving yards. Aims for his fourth in a row at home with 5+ catches. Leads AFC wide receivers with 10 receiving touchdowns since 2019. Wide receiver Preston Williams had first touchdown catch of the season in Week 3. Tight end Mike Gesicki aims for his third in a row with a touchdown catch. Ranks sixth among NFL tight ends with 175 receiving yards this season.

Cornerback Xavien Howard had 13th-career interception last week, tied third-most in NFL since 2017. Had six tackles in last meeting. Safety Bobby McCain aims for his third in row vs. NFC West with pass deflection. Linebacker Kyle Van Noy had sack, forced fumble and fumble recovery in Week 3. Aims for his third in row with forced fumble. Has sack in two of his past three vs. NFC. Ties for AFC lead with two forced fumbles. Linebacker Jerome Baker led team with eight tackles and had tackle for loss and pass deflection last week. Ranks third in AFC with 30 tackles this season.

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Ethan was born and raised in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, right outside of Philadelphia. He's a sophomore at the University of Oregon studying journalism. He is an avid follower of the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA, and UFC. Since the return of sports, he has glued his eyes open only to experience continuous failure amongst his Philadelphia sports team.

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