Posts Tagged ‘Miami Dolphins’

Dolphins RB Williams, S Thomas out against Buffalo

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins reserve running back Damien Williams and special teams standout Michael Thomas will miss Sunday's game at Buffalo. Williams was ruled out Saturday because of illness and a lingering shoulder injury, and Thomas because

Pats’ Rob Gronkowski brushes off question about Tre’Davious White, says focus is on Steelers

Friday, December 15th, 2017

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --? New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski addressed reporters Friday for the first time since returning from his one-week NFL suspension, saying he made a mistake before deflecting all follow-up questions on the topic by saying his focus is on Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. "I definitely learned from the mistake that I made, for sure, a couple weeks ago," Gronkowski said. "But I have a huge game this Sunday, we have a huge game as a team, so I'm just putting all my focus on to the Steelers this week." When Gronkowski was then asked if he has reached out to Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White since he delivered a late hit on him that led to the

A 38-Year-Old Former NFL Player Says He’s Experiencing Symptoms Of CTE

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Former NFL player Larry Johnson could be suffering from symptoms brought on by chronic traumatic encephalopathy  (CTE), the degenerative brain disease that can only be diagnosed after death. In a Washington Post feature published Tuesday (Dec. 12), Johnson details his struggle with depression, mood swings and suicidal thoughts, and reveals how his daughter has helped him combat some of his inner demons. Memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, aggression, impulse control problems, depression, and anxiety, are some of the symptoms of CTE, and  Johnson — who says that he can’t remember the last two seasons of his career –fears that he won’t know his own name by age 50.

Week 15 fantasy tight end rankings: Rob Gronkowski returns from suspension

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

The New England offense wasn’t right without the suspended Rob Gronkowski on the field against the Miami Dolphins. Our experts expect big things from him and the Patriots in a critical matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers. 2017 Fantasy Football Rankings

Youngsters Drake, Howard spark Dolphins surge

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Kenyan Drake is handling his new role as an NFL workhorse just fine, thank you. The Miami Dolphins' second-year running back totaled 193 yards rushing and receiving on 31 touches Monday night to spearhead a surprising 27-20 victory over New England. ''I feel great,'' Drake said.

Patriots win streak ends with 27-20 loss at Dolphins

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

New England coach Bill Belichick was asked if the Patriots' eight-game winning streak ended because they looked past the Miami Dolphins to Sunday's showdown between division leaders at Pittsburgh. The Patriots (10-3) were 11-point favorites but missed a chance to clinch their ninth consecutive AFC East title - at least for another week. The upset erased some of the sting to a disappointing season for the Dolphins (6-7), who have won two in a row.

Jay Cutler’s three touchdowns, Xavien Howard’s two interceptions lead Dolphins to 27-20 win over Patriots

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Jay Cutler, Kenyan Drake and Xavien Howard combined to hand the New England Patriots their first loss since Oct. 1. Drake compiled 193 total yards from scrimmage, Cutler tossed three touchdowns and Howard intercepted Tom Brady twice as the Miami Dolphins earned a 27-20 victory on Monday night. Cutler threw for 263 yards with two touchdown passes to Jarvis Landry and a third to Jakeem Grant as the Dolphins controlled the game for much of the night.

National Football League roundup

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The 24-year-old Wentz, who was expected to be an NFL MVP candidate this season, underwent an MRI exam on Monday morning after suffering the knee injury in Sunday's 43-35 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. Wentz was injured as he took a big hit on a third-quarter touchdown run that was called back because of a penalty. - - Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien told reporters he "never would have allowed (Tom Savage) back in the game" had he seen the video of the quarterback's hands appearing to shake involuntarily.

Dolphins’ Cameron Wake blasts safety rules that favor offense: ‘My knees aren’t valuable to the NFL?’

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Cameron Wake had harsh words for rules that he believes leave defensive players vulnerable. Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake is the latest to speak up on NFL safety rules in the aftermath of Monday’s injury-riddled Bengals-Steelers game that left Steelers LB Ryan Shazier in the hospital. The five-time Pro Bowler took the NFL to task in an interview with the Florida Sun-Sentinel for rules that end up with flags and fines for defensive players when offensive players don’t face the same scrutiny and are sometimes responsible for the outcome of the hits in question.

Dolphins guard Jermon Bushrod ruled out against New England

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins guard Jermon Bushrod has been ruled out of Monday night's game against New England because of a foot injury that has sidelined him since Week 11. Backup quarterback Matt Moore (foot) and running back Damien Williams