Head coach Mike McDaniel’s team is looking to earn their first victory against a team with a winning record during their 2023 campaign, while Kansas City is looking to prove that they weren’t the team that lost to the Denver Broncos last week.
However, we figured that we’d provide a few things that the Dolphins and Chiefs fanbases should know and think about before the game.
Points scored per game (2023)
Kansas City (23.4 – 12th)
Miami (33.9 – 1st)
Points allowed per game (2023)
Kansas City (16.1- 2nd)
Miami (25.5 – 25th)
Yards gained per game (2023)
Kansas City (381.5 – 4th)
Miami (453.3 – 1st)
Yards allowed per game (2023)
Kansas City (287.8 – 4th)
Miami (329.4 – 15th)
The Dolphins are 16-15 all-time against the Chiefs but are just 1-3 since 2010.
Miami is 1-4 in international games, but those games were all in England. Kansas City is 2-0 in international games with one game in England and one in Mexico.
The last time these two teams met was in 2020, with the Chiefs winning 33-27. In that game, Tua Tagovailoa hit Mike Gesicki for two touchdowns, and now Dolphins wideout Tyreek Hill scored twice for Kansas City.
They also had six players who were limited.
They had just one player who was limited – punter Tommy Townsend.
Dolphins tight ends coach/assistant head coach Jon Embree was the Chiefs tight ends coach from 2006-08.
Dolphins offensive assistant Kolby Smith played for the Chiefs from 2007-09.
Dolphins assistant offensive line coach Lemuel Jeanpierre played for the Chiefs in 2010.
Dolphins cornerbacks coach/pass-game specialist Sam Madison was the Chiefs defensive backs/cornerbacks coach from 2019-21.
Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill played for the Chiefs from 2016-21.
Dolphins defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah played for the Chiefs in 2019.
Dolphins tight ends coach/assistant head coach Jon Embree’s son, Connor, is the Chiefs wide receivers coach.