Miami (1-2) at Cincinnati (1-2), 8:25 p.m. Thursday on NFL Network and Twitter. Week 4 begins on Thursday night with  Cincinnati hosting Miami at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals and Dolphins both enter Thursday’s matchup with 1-2 records.

The Dolphins-Bengals game will also be available on local stations in Miami (WFOR) and Cincinnati (WKRC).

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms along with reporter Tracy Wolfson call the action and are joined by kicking analyst Jay Feely.

At 6 p.m.on NFL Network, TNF GameDay Presented by KFC previews the Dolphins-Bengals matchup from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles. Host Rich Eisen is joined by analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin to provide news and analysis two hours before kickoff, while host Amber Theoharis and analyst LaDainian Tomlinson join from outside Paul Brown Stadium. Reporters Tracy Wolfson and Mike Garafolo join to provide the latest news leading up to kickoff.

At 7:30 p.m., NFL Thursday Night Kickoff airs from inside Paul Brown Stadium with James Brown, Deion Sanders and Bill Cowher. Coverage continues at 8 p.m. with NFL Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Tostitos providing the final say leading up to kick-off between Dolphins-Bengals.

Among the pregame topics are:
Sitdown interview with Miami Dolphins defensive Cameron Wake, who had a game-winning safety in overtime against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday Night Football in 2013
What is the impact of linebacker Vontaze Burfict’s return for the Bengals?
What to expect from star wide receivers A.J. Green and Jarvis Landry
Do the 1-2 Bengals get back on track?

At halftime, Brown, Sanders and Cowher break down the first half on the Lexus Halftime show.

Immediately following the game, the Mazda Postgame show airs live on NFL Network from both Los Angeles and Paul Brown Stadium providing highlights, analysis and live interviews.

The entire 18-game Thursday Night Football schedule, including the live games and pre- and postgame shows, will also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile), the NFL app on XBOX, including interactive features from Microsoft, and through Watch NFL Network on tablets, PCs and various connected TV devices (NFL.com/watch), with participating television providers. Learn all of the ways to watch at NFL.com/TNF. An audio broadcast of the game is available on SiriusXM, TuneIn & Westwood One Radio Sports.

Thursday Night Football is available in Spanish via SAP (Secondary Audio Program) with Roberto Abramowitz calling the action on NFL Network.

The Dolphins, whose win in Week 3 marked the first career victory for rookie head coach Adam Gaze, seek to win their fourth consecutive game against Cincinnati after their 30-24 overtime win over the Browns. Miami trailed Cleveland 13-10 at the half in the Sunshine State at Hard Rock Stadium, then took the lead when WR Jarvis Landry and Ryan Tannehill connected on a 42-yard TD pass with 5:17 left in the third quarter. Cleveland would storm back and eventually even things back up when K Chris Parkey connected on a 38-yard field goal with 3:14 left in regulation. With the contest tied at the end of the regulation period, both teams got a chance to score in their first try.

Miami won the toss to start the extra quarter but could not score but Cleveland was held in check in the overtime. After a 6-play Browns drive stalled, Miami got the ball back and needed only three plays and 44 yards to end the contest when ‘Fins RB Jay Ajayi carried the ball in from 11 yards with 8:26 left in the overtime. Miami was outrushed by Cleveland 169-115 in the contest, while Tannehill threw for 319 yards and a pair of TDs, despite being picked off twice and sacked once (Cleveland’s Case Keenum threw for 244 yards in the contest). Third down conversions at Hard Rock Stadium were not exactly a thing of beauty between Cleveland and Miami; the Browns were 4 of 15, while Miami was 2 of 10 but Cleveland did rule the clock, keeping the ball for 37:22 to Miami’s 29:12.

The Bengals look to even their record to .500 after their 29-17 loss at home to the defending Super Bowl champs Denver. The Broncos managed to erase an early 7-0 lead after Bengals HB Jeremy Hill opened the contest’s scoring with a 3-yard run early in the first and never looked back afterward. Denver led 16-14 at the half and took control of things in the second half, outscoring the Bengals 13-3. Trevor Siemian threw for 312 yards and a pair of TDs in the game, including an 55 yard toss to WR Demaryius Thomas to seal the deal with 4:23 left to play. Although the Bengals did outrush Denver 143-52, Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton (206 yards) did not exactly have a good day under center, as he was sacked four times and threw a pick. Denver was 6 of 12 on third down tries at Paul Brown Stadium, keeping the ball for 27:54, while the Bengals held on to the pigskin for 32:06, going 5 of 12 and 0 of 1 on third and fourth downs.

The Dolphins hold a 15-5 lead in the series, have outscored Cincy 462-343 and have taken wins in the last three meetings, including a 22-20 overtime win in the Sunshine State in 2013 (the Bengals’ last win over Miami came in 2007, also in the Sunshine State by a final of 38-25). Cincinnati is favored by 7 and the over/under is 44 1/2. You might want to tape “Greys Anatomy” this week. This one might be worth watching. Bengals may not cover the 7 but they do reach the .500 mark with the win.

REFEREE: Walt Anderson.

Injury Report

Miami
OUT: TE Jordan Cameron (Concussion), RB Arian Foster (Hamstring), LB Nawa’akoa Misi (Neck), C James Pouncey (Hip)
DOUBTFUL: LB Jelani Jenkins (Groin), G Anthony Steen (Ankle)
QUESTIONABLE: T Branden Albert (Ankle), T Jermon Bushrod (Not Injury Related), DE Jason Jones (Ankle), WR DeVante Parker  (Hamstring), LB Spencer Paysinger (Neck), LB Kristian Alonso (Hamstring), CB Xavien Howard (Quadricep), S Reshad Jones (Knee), WR Jarvis Landry (Shoulder), TE Dion Sims (Ankle) Limited Participation in Practice Questionable

Cincinnati
DOUBTFUL: CB D’Andre Kirkpatrick (Hamstring), TE Tyler Eifert (Ankle)
QUESTIONABLE: S Derron Smith (Chest)

Broadcast Information: NFLN at 8:25 p.m.: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Mike Mayock.

Weather Forecast: Cloudy and 59 degrees.

Broadcast information, injury report and officials courtesy the National Football League, odds courtesy Don Best, weather courtesty The Weather Channel.

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