Miami (1-3) at San Francisco (2-2)
Kickoff: 4:05 p.m. ET, Levi Stadium; Santa Clara, Calif.
TV: FOX (Ch: 7 in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale and Ch: 29 in Palm Beach); RADIO: WQAM (560-AM), KISS (99.9-FM), WQBA (1140-AM, Spanish)
Coaches: Brian Flores (6-14 in second season with Dolphins); Kyle Shanahan (25-27 in four seasons with the 49ers)
Series: The Dolphins lead the all-time series 7-6 with a win in their last matchup in Miami in 2016.
Line: Miami is a 9-point underdog, with an over-under of 52.
Injuries: Dolphins — Questionable: WR Jakeem Grant; Out: DE LT Austin Jackson (foot), Shaq Lawson (shoulder), TE Durham Smythe (knee).
49ers — Questionable: RB Raheem Mostert (knee), WR Deebo Samuel (illness), CB Ahkello Witherspoon (hamstring); Out: DE Ezekiel Ansah (biceps), CB Dontae Johnson (groin), CB Emmanuel Moseley (concussion), CB K’Waun Williams (knee/hip).
Noteworthy: 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who captivated Dolphins coach Brian Flores at times during their practices while with the New England Patriots, will likely return on Sunday after missing the past two games to a high ankle sprain in Week 2. ...
Flores and first-year Dolphins defensive coordinator Josh Boyer have had some success against 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan during their time with the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. ...
The Dolphins are a 1-3 team, who received news Friday they’ll be without their rookie first-round left tackle Austin Jackson for an indefinite period due to a foot injury he suffered last week. It’s another reason for Flores and the Dolphins to keep starting Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback, while keeping rookie Tua Tagovailoa on the sidelines. ...
Sunday’s game seems quite daunting for the nine-point underdog Dolphins.
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