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Today

1 p.m. Miami at Indianapolis, CBS; Washington at Green Bay, Fox.

4:15 p.m. Denver at N.Y. Giants, CBS.

8:30 p.m. San Francisco at Seattle, NBC.

Monday

8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, ESPN.

W L T Pts Pvs

1. 49ers (7) 1 0 0 347 1

2. Broncos (4) 1 0 0 344 2

3. Seahawks 1 0 0 328 2

4. Texans 1 0 0 306 6

5. Patriots 1 0 0 300 5

6. Packers 0 1 0 281 7

6. Saints 1 0 0 281 12

8. Falcons 0 1 0 267 4

9. Colts 1 0 0 257 11

10. Bears 1 0 0 253 14

11. Cowboys 1 0 0 248 15

12. Lions 1 0 0 217 19

12. Eagles 1 0 0 217 26

14. Bengals 0 1 0 209 9

15. Ravens 0 1 0 208 8

16. Rams 1 0 0 189 18

17. Chiefs 1 0 0 183 21

18. Dolphins 1 0 0 164 22

19. Redskins 0 1 0 153 10

20. Giants 0 1 0 152 13

21. Titans 1 0 0 134 25

22. Vikings 0 1 0 121 16

23. Panthers 0 1 0 98 23

24. Cardinals 0 1 0 96 24

25. Chargers 0 1 0 90 27

26. Jets 1 0 0 82 30

27. Steelers 0 1 0 74 17

28. Bills 0 1 0 63 29

29. Buccaneers 0 1 0 57 20

30. Raiders 0 1 0 33 32

31. Browns 0 1 0 29 28

32. Jaguars 0 1 0 11 31

Thursdays Off: Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin hopes more work early in the work will pay off at the end of the week.

NFL coaches typically give their team Monday or Tuesday off, with Thursday a busy day of preparation. But the Dolphins have practiced Monday through Wednesday the past two weeks and taken Thursday off.

Philbin said he stumbled on the idea last year when the Dolphins had 10 days between games around Thanksgiving.

Philbin said player feedback has been “generally positive.” One drawback, he said, is that with the new schedule, a player sidelined by a minor injury early in the week might miss more practice time.

If Miami plays poorly today at Indianapolis, however, Philbin’s opinion might change.

— The Associated Press

Quarterbacks: Forget Jimmy Haslem, it’s Joe Flacco who owns the Cleveland Browns. Flacco is 10-0 against Cleveland, though his fantasy numbers (2,037 yards and 12 TDs) are modest ... How’d the Steelers get so messy so fast? The running game is in shambles and the season-ending knee injury to star center Maurkice Pouncey can’t be good for Ben Roethlisberger and the passing game. Wonder whether Aaron Hernandez is wearing a Pouncey hat in the slammer.

Running Backs: Avoid playing the Colts’ Vick Ballard for the time being. Ahmad Bradshaw supposedly will get some more touches as he continues to work his way back from foot surgery. The matchup against Miami isn’t very favorable, either ... Looking for a large week out of Chicago’s Matt Forte against a Vikings defense that had its troubles with Detroit’s Reggie Bush and Joique Bell.

Wide Receivers: Baltimore’s Marlon Brown will move into the starting lineup after Jacoby Jones’ right knee injury. Brown, a rookie out of Georgia, was targeted six times in Week 1. He had four catches for 65 yards and a score ... Hang in there a few more weeks with Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton ... Josh Gordon, of the Browns, is eligible to return for next week’s game at Minnesota. Gordon, who played with Robert Griffin III at Baylor, had 50 catches last year and could become a decent WR3. He is serving a two-game suspension for using the banned substance codeine.

Tight Ends: Jason Witten proved too much for the Giants last week in scoring two touchdowns in a game for the first time since 2010. The tight end opposing the Giants today is Denver’s popular preseason sleeper, Julius Thomas.

— Philadelphia Daily News