Prediction: Patriots 27, Dolphins 17
Comment: Cut and paste for the last decade.
Prediction: Patriots 30, Dolphins 24
Comment: The Dolphins offense is finally getting into a groove, but you have to play a perfect game to beat New England.
Prediction: Patriots 35, Dolphins 17
Comment: The Patriots are hoping to get a first-round bye. The Dolphins are hoping to get a Monday tee time.
Gregory Lee Jr.
Executive sports editor
Prediction: Patriots 27, Dolphins 21
Comment: Tom Brady does not want to enter into the postseason in a slump, so he will deny Fins bid for .500 finish.
Online sports editor
Prediction: Patriots 27, Dolphins 13
Comment: Heading into the playoffs, Tom Brady knows how badly his team needs to play better after struggling to beat the hapless Jaguars last week. The Patriots also have a chance for a bye.
Prediction: Patriots 30, Dolphins 16
Comment: Patriots playing this game with a bye in the playoffs possibly on the line. Their focus, the weather and the home crowd all huge disadvantages for the Dolphins.
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