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NFL Thanksgiving Day picks: A football banquet of three games, one notable upset

GREG COTE’S THURSDAY NFL PICKS The very first NFL game on Thanksgiving happened in 1925 at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. (I was a cub reporter. I recall it being cold that day). Now, more than nine decades later, this marks the…

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Zach Thomas takes step toward Hall of Fame along with three others with S. Florida ties

Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Zach Thomas on Tuesday took an important step toward having his case for entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame heard by voters when he was selected one of 25 semifinalists for the Hall of…

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Is there a Dolphins Pro Bowler in the house? And a fill-in Dolphin impresses

A six-pack of Dolphins notes on a Tuesday evening: ▪ So who on the Dolphins should be considered for the Pro Bowl? The two who could have made the best case – Albert Wilson and Jakeem Grant – are done…

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He was buying groceries when the season began. Now, he’s trying to help the Dolphins’ offense

The 2018 NFL season had begun, but Brice Butler wasn’t on the field or even on a roster. He was at home, a free agent on opening day for the first time of his career. His wife put him to…

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Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is throwing at practice again. Here’s how it went

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill took another positive step toward his return from a capsule injury in his right shoulder when he threw passes during the portion of practice open to reporters on Tuesday. Tannehill warmed up with his receivers,…

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MNF thriller says much about where the Miami Dolphins rank in NFL’s food chain

I just watched the Monday Night Football game between the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs, a game the Rams won 235-231 or thereabouts. It was a wildly entertaining game. It was eye-popping. And, frankly, it was also sobering….

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What does Stephen Ross think about the Dolphins’ season? We got a hint Monday

Unless there’s a drastic reversal in fortune the last month of the Dolphins’ season, Stephen Ross will go a 10th consecutive season as team owner without a playoff win. So given Ross’ enormous investment into the franchise and his age…

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Here’s the ‘strange’ thing that happened that has affected Mike Gesicki

While Dolphins first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick leads the NFL in passer rating against by a cornerback, and third-round pick Jerome Baker is fourth on the Dolphins with 52 tackles, second-round pick Mike Gesicki has posted modest numbers: 17 catches for…

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Latest on Tannehill’s shoulder: How it feels, how far he can throw and if he will play

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill feels as good as he has since injuring his throwing shoulder on Oct. 6, but coach Adam Gase was not prepared to say Monday if Tannehill will even work without limitation when the team returns to…

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Another Dolphins player headed to injured reserve but the news isn’t as bad as feared

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant will be placed on injured reserve Monday, according to an NFL source, marking another significant loss for a team that has been plagued by injuries this season. Grant, in his third season, sustained an…

0 Comments / 0 View / November 19, 2018