Archive for the ‘Miami Dolphins’ Category

Former Raiders receiver Brice Butler says he worked out for Oakland

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Brice Butler is hoping his NFL career comes full circle. Selected by the Raiders in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Butler spent two seasons in Oakland before they traded him to Dallas. Now, after bouncing from the Cowboys to the Miami Dolphins, Butler is hoping to make a return to the Raiders.

Browns place LB Kirksey (chest) on IR

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

The Cleveland Browns put linebacker and team captain Christian Kirksey on the injured reserve list on Saturday with a chest injury. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that he is believed to have torn a pectoral muscle on Monday night in the Browns' 23-3 win against the New York Jets. Rookie Mack Wilson, a fifth-round draft pick from Alabama, is expected to replace Kirksey on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams.

QB Rosen says he’ll try to provide spark Dolphins badly need

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Josh Rosen believes his aggressive playing style will help him give the Miami Dolphins the lift they badly need. Rosen will make his first start at quarterback for Miami on Sunday at Dallas, and he takes over an offense that ranks last in the NFL in points and yards. The Dolphins were outscored 102-10 in two games with Ryan Fitzpatrick as the starting quarterback.

New England Patriots dump Brown amid NFL rape investigation

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown after just 11 days on Friday amid an ongoing NFL investigation into allegations of rape and sexual assault. Brown, who has denied the claims of rape made in a civil lawsuit in Florida, was shown the door by the Patriots after further revelations emerged in a Sports Illustrated story earlier this week. The 31-year-old wide receiver played just one game for the Patriots before being cut, catching four passes for 56 yards and a touchdown in a 43-0 rout of the Miami Dolphins.

Jets limp into Foxborough to face roaring Patriots

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots dominated the Miami Dolphins last week, and now the defending champions get another chance to beat a struggling divisional opponent. Brady and the Patriots host the winless New York Jets on Sunday afternoon in Foxborough, Mass., seeking their seventh straight win in the series. As a starter Brady is 28-8 all-time (including playoffs) against the Jets, and New England has not lost to New York since Ryan Fitzpatrick connected with Eric Decker for a 6-yard touchdown in overtime on Dec. 27, 2015.

Antonio Brown posts grateful messages on social media after being cut by Patriots

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The New England Patriots have severed ties with wide receiver Antonio Brown. Brown himself effectively broke the news, taking to Twitter shortly after 4 p.m. Eastern time on Friday to thank the organization: Brown played one game with the Patriots, catching four passes and scoring one touchdown against the Miami Dolphins in Week 2.

Jets limp into Foxborough to face roaring Patriots

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots dominated the Miami Dolphins last week, and now the defending champions get another chance to beat a struggling divisional opponent. Brady and the Patriots host the winless New York Jets on Sunday afternoon in Foxborough, Mass., seeking their seventh straight win in the series. As a starter Brady is 28-8 all-time (including playoffs) against the Jets, and New England has not lost to New York since Ryan Fitzpatrick connected with Eric Decker for a 6-yard touchdown in overtime on Dec. 27, 2015.

Week 3 NFL DFS Fades

Friday, September 20th, 2019

DFS Fades Week 3 There are several reasons you might not want to roster a certain player in a given week of NFL DFS. To truly be a “fade”, in my opinion the player has to be projected to have decent ownership, e.g. no one is “fading” a WR3 on the Miami Dolphins. I'll always provide the argument for and against a player in this column.

Lamar Jackson and the NFL’s Quarterback Double Standard

Friday, September 20th, 2019

You'd be hard-pressed to find a player in the NFL who has had a better game this season than the Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. In a 59–10 victory over the Miami Dolphins to kick off the Ravens' schedule earlier this month, Jackson completed 17 of 20 passes for 324 yards and five touchdowns. Maybe his most impressive throw came with the score already 21–0 and Baltimore driving once again into Miami territory, when Jackson loosed a deep pass with a snap of his wrist.

Thursday Sports in Brief

Friday, September 20th, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees star pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy on Thursday, casting doubt over whether New York's top winner this season will be available for the playoffs. Manager Aaron Boone was informed of the decision while he was driving to Yankee Stadium for a game against the Los Angeles Angels. New York won 9-1 to clinch its first AL East title since 2012.