Following up on the "key matchup" for the Patriots in their "Monday Night Football" game against the Dolphins -- young cornerbacks against Brandon Marshall -- ESPN's Stats & Information department notes that New England's defense has been exploited outside the numbers.
Here are some of the statistics on throws outside the numbers against the Patriots this season:
Completion percentage: 72.3 (NFL rank: 32nd)
Yards per attempt: 8.3 (NFL rank: 31st)
Touchdowns: 5 (NFL rank: 32nd)
Passer rating: 123.7 (NFL rank: 31st)