Punter Brandon Fields leads the league with a 51-yard average. Kicker Dan Carpenter is hitting 87.5 percent of his kicks inside of 50; he’s 0 for 3 outside of 50. He has touchbacks on 42 percent of his kickoffs.
Miami has allowed punt (Bills) and kickoff (Seahawks) returns for touchdowns the past two games. Returner Marcus Thigpen is averaging 29.4 yards per kickoff return and has kick- and punt-return touchdowns this season.