Dolphins’ Burke says Jones, defense now on ‘same page’

Football 11/08/18, 18:48

Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke has spent the week patching up things, and not just because his unit is on pace to allow more yards than any team in franchise history.Two-time Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones mysteriously took himself out of last week's win over the New York Jets ...

Packers hope to bounce back against Dolphins’ pick-happy D

Football 11/08/18, 18:33

One team is starting a backup at quarterback but still above .500. The other boasts one of the NFL's best quarterbacks, yet has a losing record.It's a topsy-turvy matchup when the Miami Dolphins visit the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.Brock Osweiler will make a fifth straight start at quarterback for ...

Miami’s Tannehill to miss Packers game with shoulder injury

Football 11/07/18, 18:58

For Ryan Tannehill, the pain persists. It hurts to throw, and it hurts not to play.The Miami Dolphins quarterback will rest his injured throwing shoulder for the next several days and has been ruled out of Sunday's game at Green Bay, meaning replacement Brock Osweiler will make his fifth consecutive ...

Safety Jones says he and Dolphins are ‘on the same page’

Football 11/07/18, 18:23

Reshad Jones is expressing no regrets and offering no explanation.The Miami Dolphins safety mysteriously took himself out of last week's win over the New York Jets and watched the second half from the sideline. In the aftermath, coach Adam Gase said communication problems between defensive coordinator Matt Burke and players ...

Packers struggling at 3-4-1 at halfway mark

Football 11/05/18, 21:13

Every year, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy nips any playoff talk in the bud by saying it's not a topic of conversation until the team wins 10 games.The Packers hit the season's midpoint with a 3-4-1 record, meaning there is little margin for error after back-to-back losses to two ...

Dolphins’ Gase says Jones will be back in lineup Sunday

Football 11/05/18, 14:04

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says communication issues between defensive coordinator Matt Burke and his players need to be addressed after safety Reshad Jones took himself out of a game.Jones will be back in the lineup this week at Green Bay, Gase said Monday. They met hours after Jones watched ...

For Jets on Sunday, trouble started with the snap

Football 11/04/18, 19:30

Snapping the ball was a challenge Sunday for the New York Jets, and things didn't get any better after that.Center Spencer Long reinjured a finger and had half-dozen off-target shotgun hikes, which compounded problems for quarterback Sam Darnold. He threw four interceptions — including a pick-six after he snared a ...

4 interceptions help Dolphins beat Darnold and Jets, 13-6

Football 11/04/18, 17:16

Rookie linebacker Jerome Baker intercepted Sam Darnold and scored the only touchdown on a 25-yard return with 11 minutes left, and a resilient defense helped the Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets 13-6 on Sunday.Darnold threw four interceptions and took four sacks, and the Jets went 2 for 13 ...

Injury-plagued Dolphins seek lift from underachieving Parker

Football 10/31/18, 17:20

DeVante Parker was 15 yards beyond intended receiver Jakeem Grant when things got weird.A defender's hit redirected the pass, which was dislodged from Grant's arms as he gathered it in. The ball sailed directly to Parker, who alertly made the catch for a bizarre 46-yard gain ."It shocked me," Parker ...

Gase set for troubling movie: game tape of Dolphins defense

Football 10/26/18, 17:13

With no game Sunday, Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase will spend much of the weekend watching bad movies.That wasn't exactly the way he described the task Friday, but his study of the team's recent games won't be much fun.After a 3-0 start, the Dolphins (4-4) reversed course and are gathering ...

Miami’s defense struggles in loss to Texans

Football 10/26/18, 02:21

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase couldn't hide his irritation with the team's defense after a 42-23 loss to the Houston Texans on Thursday night. "We've got to get better fast," he said. The Dolphins allowed a season high in points on a night Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson matched a career best with ...

Watson throws 5 TDs as Texans beat Dolphins 42-23

Football 10/25/18, 23:58

Deshaun Watson matched his career high with five touchdown passes to lead the Houston Texans to their fifth straight victory, 42-23 over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night. The Texans (5-3) have left their 0-3 start behind with their longest single-season winning streak since reeling off six victories in a row ...

Miami’s Osweiler faces team that let him go in Texans

Football 10/24/18, 16:13

When the Texans host the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night it will be a matchup of Houston's quarterback of the future in Deshaun Watson and one of the many failed quarterbacks of the team's past in Brock Osweiler. It will be Osweiler's third straight start in place of Ryan Tannehill, who ...

Dolphins need to plug holes in run defense _ and fast

Football 10/23/18, 15:58

The Miami Dolphins' defense will have a different look this week."I got a haircut," linebacker Raekwon McMillan announced, "just to make myself feel good."Change is needed after a decidedly ragged showing at home last week. The Dolphins gave up 248 yards rushing and forced only one punt in a 32-21 ...

Gase: Hip injury to Dolphins WR Wilson likely season-ending

Football 10/22/18, 22:06

Running out of receivers, Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase pressed running back Kenyan Drake into duty as a wideout with a quick tutorial."We were telling Kenyan, 'Run straight, turn left,'" Gase said. "We were trying to get creative. It'll be interesting to see how we do it this week."The Dolphins ...

Bad run defense dooms Dolphins in loss to Detroit

Football 10/21/18, 21:14

The Miami Dolphins' run defense is stuck in reverse, perhaps taking the season with it.Poor tackling, botched assignments and a manhandling up front doomed the Dolphins on Sunday, when the Detroit Lions ran for 248 yards to win 32-21.It was Detroit's biggest total in 21 years, and the second bad ...

Johnson’s 158 yards rushing help Lions beat Dolphins 32-21

Football 10/21/18, 21:10

The Detroit Lions clustered on the bench under shade canopies Sunday, keeping their cool in the South Florida heat. And when they stepped onto the field and into the subtropical sunshine, they ran all over the Miami Dolphins.Unfazed by the weather, Kerryon Johnson rushed for 158 yards and the Lions ...

With Dolphins’ Tannehill still out, Lions brace for Gore

Football 10/18/18, 18:17

It was New Year's Day 2006 when Frank Gore first became a 100-yard rusher. And he still is one, which could spell trouble Sunday for the Detroit Lions.The ageless 35-year-old Gore had his most productive day of the season last week when he ran for 101 yards to help the ...

Brocktober continues: Dolphins QB Tannehill ruled out Sunday

Football 10/17/18, 18:12

With Ryan Tannehill ruled out of Sunday's game against Detroit, Brock Osweiler will get another start at quarterback, and the Miami Dolphins' super sub is optimistic he can deliver a successful encore to the most prolific game of his career last week.But then Osweiler is always optimistic, even when he's ...

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