Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/7/12
Sunday afternoon in San Francisco the 8-3-1 San Francisco 49ers will be taking on the 5-7 Miami Dolphins.Though the records do not reflect it, this is really a pretty even match-up.Both of these teams boast stout rush defenses with the Niners ranking 3rd allowing 90.6 YPG, and the Dolphins ranking a respectable 8th allowing 97.7 YPG. This should make it hard for both teams to run on each other. Frank Gore, leading rusher for the Niners, comes into the game averaging 4.9 YPC, while Reggie Bush of the Dolphins comes into this matchup averaging 4.4 YPC.Both of these teams depend on their running games offensively. However, with both defenses being solid against the ground attack, I would expect both quarterbacks, Ryan Tannehill of Miami and Colin Kaepernick of San Francisco,  to be well over 30 passing attempts.In the air, the edge should go to the Niners. The mobility of Kaepernick will be a major factor in this game also. Expect Kaepernick to have a solid game both passing the ball, ...
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