Bills trending upward as they renew rivalry with Dolphins

Football 11/29/18, 17:42

The season is heading in opposite directions for the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills, which has brought them closer together in the AFC East standings.The Bills (4-7) have won two games in a row to stoke enthusiasm about their long-term outlook with rookie quarterback Josh Allen, while the Dolphins (5-6) ...

Brady new NFL leader in yards passing, Pats top Jets 27-13

Football 11/25/18, 16:19

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and became the NFL's career leader in total yards passing in regular-season and playoff games, leading the New England Patriots to a 27-13 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.Brady also reached 3,000 yards passing for the 16th straight season, tying Peyton Manning ...

Sorry, Yogi. It is over before it’s over in NFL divisions

Sports 11/23/18, 17:32

Sorry, Yogi. Maybe it is over before it's over.Just take a look at most of the NFL division races.The NFC West will be over if Seattle loses at Carolina on Sunday. The AFC West looks done in favor of Kansas City.Both South divisions are runaways for the Saints in the ...

Short on buzz, but Patriots-Jets usually close at MetLife

Sports 11/23/18, 17:30

The buzz that once surrounded the AFC East rivalry between the New England Patriots and New York Jets isn't quite what it was.There always seemed to be a little extra something about the week leading up to the teams' two meetings every regular season, with some bold trash talk and ...

After taxing stretch, Brady to use bye to recharge, improve

Football 11/15/18, 15:53

If his 19th NFL season has been at all more taxing than any of the previous 18, Tom Brady isn't willing to say so.Even if his play on the field through the Patriots' first 10 games this season might suggest otherwise.Last season, at age 40 Brady became the oldest player ...

Patriots face growing list of issues heading into bye week

Football 11/12/18, 19:02

The Patriots have been adept at masking most of their issues this season.After a 1-2 start by New England that seemed to offer at least a sliver of opportunity for someone to end its streak of nine straight AFC East titles, it hushed those rumblings by running off six straight ...

Losses, ugly offenses, QB uncertainty mark Bills-Jets

Football 11/08/18, 16:59

Even the most die-hard of Bills and Jets fans might have a tough time getting fired up about this one.Struggling offenses, quarterback questions and losing streaks are the ugly story lines marking the latest matchup of AFC East rivals, the first of their two meetings this season."It's the NFL and ...

With division games, Bears figure to see where they stand

Football 11/05/18, 18:38

The Chicago Bears are about to find out just where they stand.The NFC North leaders are staring at three straight division games after playing four in a row against the AFC East. And they don't need to be reminded how important this upcoming stretch is."We know that going into these ...

McCourty’s pick-6 seals Patriots’ 25-6 win over Bills

Football 10/29/18, 23:39

Devin McCourty returned an interception 84 yards for a touchdown, and the New England Patriots' defense smothered the Buffalo Bills' anemic offense in a 25-6 win on Monday night.James White scored on a 1-yard run, and the Patriots relied more on Stephen Gostkowski's leg than on Tom Brady's arm for ...

Houston was 0-3, Miami was 3-0. Now both are 4-3.

Football 10/24/18, 17:34

The Houston Texans began the season 0-3 despite high expectations. They've now won four in a row, and those high expectations have returned.Miami had a good start, going 3-0, but now has faltered and stands 4-3 with an uncertain situation at quarterback.Things are looking up for AFC South leader Houston, ...

Bills QB Anderson to start against Patriots; Allen ruled out

Football 10/22/18, 22:06

Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott says rookie quarterback Josh Allen will miss his second game due to a sprained elbow and newcomer Derek Anderson will start against the New England Patriots next week.McDermott continues to list Allen as week to week after he hurt his right throwing arm in a ...

Tannehill accepts blame following Dolphins collapse

Football 10/08/18, 15:45

With three offensive linemen hurt, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill was feeling the heat Monday.From his critics, that is.Tannehill took a pounding in the Dolphins' latest defeat Sunday at Cincinnati, and then caught plenty of blame for his team's second ugly loss in a row. Coach Adam Gase, ever loyal ...

Patriots again look like pride of division in win over Miami

Football 10/01/18, 03:00

The New England Patriots reminded everyone why they are still the pride of the AFC East.With a 3-0 start to the season, the Miami Dolphins emerged as an early threat to the Patriots' run of nine consecutive division titles.The Dolphins are now left to regroup after a 38-7 loss to ...

Dolphins vow to move on after humbling 38-7 loss to Patriots

Football 09/30/18, 21:56

The Miami Dolphins' undefeated start to the season came with some early excitement heading into their matchup at New England.That buzz went flat again — in a familiar place — following Miami's lopsided 38-7 loss to their AFC East rivals .The Dolphins (3-1) were looking to improve to 4- 0 ...

Unbeaten Dolphins look to earn rare road win vs. Patriots

Football 09/28/18, 03:59

Using some occasional trickery against the Patriots has previously been a winning formula for the Dolphins.The last time Miami won at New England was in 2008, when Tom Brady was sidelined for the season and the Dolphins sprung the wildcat on Patriots coach Bill Belichick in a 38-13 rout.Trickery is ...

Jets get back to work with focus on Jags, not loss to Browns

Football 09/24/18, 19:02

Sam Darnold and the New York Jets were back on the practice field after some time away.Time enough to mostly clear their heads of the miserable 21-17 loss at Cleveland last Thursday , not that the sting was easy to brush off in the few days since."Yeah, they've been pretty ...

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