Dolphins have 3 games in prime time

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins will play in prime time three times this year and close the season with three consecutive games against AFC East rivals.

The prime time games are at New Orleans on Sept. 30, at home against Cincinnati on Oct. 31 and at Tampa Bay on Nov. 11.

NFL schedules were released Thursday, and Miami concludes its season with games at home against New England on Dec. 15, at Buffalo on Dec. 22 and at home against the New York Jets on Dec. 29. The other game against the Jets is on Dec. 1.

The Dolphins open with games at Cleveland on Sept. 8 and at Indianapolis on Sept. 15. They've opened with a victory only once since 2005.

Miami's bye is Oct. 13.

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