NFL Week 3 Preview: Miami Dolphins vs Buffalo Bills

In a pivotal AFC East clash between undefeated teams, the Buffalo Bills visit the Miami Dolphins this Sunday in Week 3. The Bills have got the better of the Dolphins of late, sweeping Miami for three consecutive years, and they'll look to extend their streak of dominance into 2022. Meanwhile, the Dolphins are hoping a rejuvenated offense powered by the league's leading receiver Tyreek Hill can turn the tide once and for all. Despite their 2-0 record, the Dolphins are 6-point home underdogs against their division rival Bills.

The Dolphins offense finally arrived in earnest in Week 2. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa exploded against the Baltimore Ravens for a career-high 469 passing yards and six touchdowns in an exhilarating 42-38 come-from-behind win. He had the dual contributions of wide receivers Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle to thank; Waddle hauled in 11 of his 19 targets for 171 yards and two touchdowns, and Hill was even more impressive, snatching 11 of his 13 targets for 190 yards and another two touchdowns. The Dolphins will need more performances like these if they intend to close the gap between themselves and the Bills: Miami scored a pathetic 11 total points in their two games against Buffalo in 2021.
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The Bills continued their hot start to the season in Week 2, utterly dismantling last year's top-seeded Tennessee Titans 41-7 on Monday Night Football. The passing attack was sensational, with quarterback Josh Allen throwing for 317 yards and four touchdowns and wide receiver Stefon Diggs nabbing 12 receptions for 148 yards to go along with three touchdowns. As good as the offense was, the defense was even better. After a Week 1 effort that saw them notch seven sacks and three turnovers against the Super Bowl Champion Los Angles Rams, Buffalo absolutely battered the Titans, holding them to a meagre 187 total yards while forcing four turnovers. No team has been more impressive on both sides of the ball this year than the Bills: they lead the league with a colossal +56 point differential, more than double the next best team.

The Buffalo Bills visit the Miami Dolphins this Sunday in Week 3.
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