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Here’s the Miami Dolphins full schedule for 2020

The NFL released the Miami Dolphins schedule on Thursday. We break it down, including a full list of games, prime time matchups, and strength of schedule.

Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker runs for a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium.  Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL announced the complete 2020 schedule on Thursday evening, and the Miami Dolphins will kick off their 2020 season on the road against the Jarrett Stidham led New England Patriots. The new-look Dolphins will get a Brady-less Patriots in Foxborough where they may be without fans.

The Dolphins were one of the worst teams in the NFL last season but are looking to bounce back with the help of their new franchise quarterback. They selected Tua Tagovailoa with the No. 5 pick in this years draft, and he’s expected to lead the team for the foreseeable future — barring injury.

Miami had to a lot of holes to fill following the 2019 season and did its best to address those problems. It made Byron Jones the highest paid cornerback in the NFL to shore up its secondary in free agency and made moves through the draft as well. Offensive lineman Austin Jackson was the No. 18 pick and could offer protection for Tagovailoa down the road on the offensive line. Cornerback Noah Igbinoghene was the Dolphins third first round pick (No. 30 overall) and will assist Jones and Xavien Howard in pass coverage.

The Dolphins aren’t close to becoming a contender in the AFC East — despite the departure of Tim Brady — but, they are trending in the right direction.

All times listed are Eastern.


Win total over-under: 6
Division champs: +700 (3rd-tied)
Early point spreads

Prime time games

Week 3: TNF at Jacksonville Jaguars

Strength of schedule

Super Bowl odds: 22nd
2020 win totals: 17th
2019 records: .529 (3rd)

2020 Schedule

Week 1: at New England Patriots, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Sep. 13
Week 2: vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Sep. 20
Week 3: at Jacksonville Jaguars, 8:20 p.m., FOX/NFLN/Amazon, Thursday, Sep. 24
Week 4: vs. Seattle Seahawks, 1 p.m., FOX, Sunday, Oct. 4
Week 5: at San Francisco 49ers, 4:05 p.m., FOX, Sunday, Oct. 11
Week 6: at Denver Broncos, 4:05 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Oct. 18
Week 7: vs. Los Angeles Chargers, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Oct. 25
Week 8: vs. Los Angeles Rams, 1 p.m., FOX, Sunday, Nov. 1
Week 9: at Arizona Cardinals, 4:25 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Nov. 8
Week 10: vs. New York Jets, 4:05 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Nov. 15
Week 11: BYE
Week 12: at New York Jets, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Nov. 29
Week 13: vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Dec. 6
Week 14: vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Dec. 13
Week 15: vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Dec. 20
Week 16: at Las Vegas Raiders, TBD, Sat./Sun., Dec. 26/27
Week 17: at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m., CBS, Sunday, Jan. 3