Week Seven Preview: Texans at Dolphins

The Dolphins will host the Texans on Sunday in search of a second straight victory

The Miami Dolphins will try and even up their record when they host the Houston Texans on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium.

In Dan Campbell's first game as interim head coach, the Dolphins annihilated the Tennessee Titans on the road. This game will mark the first time that Campbell runs the show on the home field. Thus far Miami is 0-2 in home games, though one of those took place in London.

If Miami can pull off a victory in this one, it will have a 3-3 record on the year. Not many teams in history have recovered from a 1-3 start, but it is far from impossible. The Dolphins will need another strong showing against a Houston squad that can cause problems.

Ryan Tannehill has thrown seven interceptions in his last three games. Two of those picks came in last week's victory, but Miami's quarterback ended the day strong. Tannehill will look to return to the form he had to start the year. In the first two games this season, the QB threw no interceptions and was one of the few bright spots for Miami.

This is the first meeting between the teams since 2012 when the Texans won 30-10. In that game, Tannehill threw three interceptions and Miami struggled to get anything going in Houston. Arian Foster had a big day for the Texans in that one, and it is critical that Miami contains the rusher in this game.

Miami enjoyed a fine ground game from its own running back last week, when Lamar Miller rushed for 113 yards. Miller also scored a touchdown on his 19 carries in easily his best game of the year. The same kind of production will be needed from the RB if Miami hopes to win a second straight.

Sunday's game will get underway at 1:00 p.m.

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