DOLPHINS (8-8) vs. JETS (7-9)
Kickoff: 1 p.m., Sunday, Hard Rock Stadium
TV: Fox (Chs. 7 in Miami-Dade, Broward; 29 in Palm Beach); RADIO: Compass USA, WQAM (560 AM), KISS (99.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish)
Coaches: The Dolphins’ Mike McDaniel is 8-8 in his first season as a head coach; Robert Saleh is 11-22 in his second head coaching season leading the Jets and overall.
Series: The Dolphins lead the all-time series with the Jets, 57-56-1, including playoffs, and had a four-game winning streak in the rivalry snapped with the Oct. 9 loss at MetLife Stadium.
Weather: 79 degrees, 54 percent humidity, 10 mph winds, 4 percent chance of precipitation.
Line: The Dolphins are 3-point favorites; the over/under is 37.
Injuries: Dolphins — Out: QB Tua Tagovailoa (concussion); Doubtful: OT Terron Armstead (pectoral/toe/knee/hip), OT Kendall Lamm (ankle), WR/PR Cedrick Wilson Jr. (hip); Questionable: QB Teddy Bridgewater (right finger/knee), CB Xavien Howard (knee) LB Bradley Chubb (ankle/hand), FB Alec Ingold (thumb), S Eric Rowe (quadriceps); Reserve/PUP list: CB Byron Jones (lower leg); Injured reserve: OT Eric Fisher (calf), DT Justin Zimmer, RB Myles Gaskin (shoulder), OL Austin Jackson (ankle), DE Emmanuel Ogbah (triceps), S Brandon Jones (knee), CB Nik Needham (Achilles), DE Trey Flowers (foot), TE Cethan Carter (concussion), CB Trill Williams (knee), TE Adam Shaheen (knee), FB John Lovett; Jets — Out: T Duane Brown (shoulder), T George Fant (knee), G Nate Herbig (calf), S Lamarcus Joyner (hip), CB Brandon Echols (quadriceps); Questionable: QB Mike White (rib), G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (knee), S Ashtyn Davis (ankle), TE C.J. Uzomah (ankle), S Jordan Whitehead (hamstring); Injured reserve: RB Breece Hall (knee), OG Alijah Vera-Tucker (triceps), OT Mekhi Becton (knee) among five players on IR.
Noteworthy: The Dolphins need a win on Sunday against the Jets and to have the New England Patriots lose against the Buffalo Bills in order to secure the AFC’s No. 7 seed and final playoff spot. …
Both Miami and New York enter on five-game losing streaks. The Jets have already been eliminated from playoff contention entering Week 18. …
The Dolphins turn to rookie third-string quarterback Skylar Thompson to make his second career start with the hope Bridgewater can be available as a backup after his right pinky finger dislocation in last week’s loss to the Patriots. …
The Jets turn to 37-year-old Joe Flacco at quarterback after South Florida product Mike White hurt his ribs in a Thursday practice. …
McDaniel and Saleh are former 49ers assistants. Saleh got the best of McDaniel in the first meeting, but McDaniel has a chance to avenge it and earn a playoff spot with a split in the season series.