Miami defensive end Andre Branch has recorded 12 tackles and 2.5 sacks in four games since being installed as a starter.
The Miami defense has allowed just 177.3 passing yards per game in their last three contests.
The Miami Dolphins are preparing to face Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown in Week 6, who has caught a league-high 173 passes since the start of the 2015 season.
Miami LB Donald Butler will start at strong-side linebacker on Thursday night with Koa Misi (neck) ruled out.
The Miami defense will look to take advantage of the Seattle offensive line that recently lost rookie G Germain Ifedi (ankle).
Miami is currently 30th among NFL defenses in forcing turnovers, taking the ball away from their opposition just 16 times in 15 games.
The Miami defense is allowing opposing quarterbacks to complete passes at a 65.6 percent clip in 2015.
The Miami Dolphins travel to San Diego in Week 15 to face the Chargers, who have failed to find the end zone in three of their last four games.
The Miami defense has allowed 149.2 rushing yards per game over the last five weeks.
The Miami defense has allowed 30.0 points per game over the last five weeks, good for 29th in the NFL.
The Miami defense has allowed more yards per catch to opposing tight ends than any other NFL team.
Miami rookie CB Bobby McCain is expected to see more playing time in Week 10, according to coach Dan Campbell.
Dolphins DE Chris McCain has moved from linebacker to defensive end and will attempt to help the Miami pass rush after the loss of DE Cameron Wake (Achilles').
Despite a recent turnaround in performance, the Dolphins D/ST won't be a viable fantasy option this Thursday at New England.