5 key changes since the Buffalo Bills first matchup with the Miami Dolphins

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Miami Dolphins will be without Bradley Chubb and Jaelen Phillips

The Miami Dolphins are also going to be missing key players on the defensive side of the ball, especially on the defensive line. The Dolphins lost Jaelen Phillips earlier in the season, who had 6.5 sacks in eight games, and last week against the Ravens saw Bradley Chubb suffer a season-ending injury. He was leading the Dolphins in the category with 11 this season.

In the first matchup between the two teams, the Dolphins sacked Josh Allen twice but both sacks were by Andrew Van Grinkel. He has done a good job pressuring quarterbacks this season with 18 QB hits but only six sacks.

When Phillips and Chubb are on the field, it makes the players around them better because teams have to dedicate attention to slowing those two players down. If Josh Allen is able to have time in the pocket, he should have success throwing the ball.