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Tagovailoa, Zaporizhzhia make list of most mangled words

Dec. 07, 2022 11:46 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — “Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa explained the significance of the Chicxulub impact crater to actor Domhnall Gleeson over a drink of negroni sbagliato in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia," is the kind of sentence that just might tie your tongue up in knots. ...

Execution, not creativity the priority for Patriots offense

Dec. 06, 2022 16:33 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — If the Patriots are going to fix their ongoing issues on offense, they will have to start by perfecting the things they’ve been struggling to do consistently over their first 12 games. On Tuesday, coach Bill Belichick doubled down on what he said during...

49ers' fortunes now rest on right arm of rookie Brock Purdy

Dec. 05, 2022 19:57 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The challenge facing the San Francisco 49ers after quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo went down with a season-ending foot injury is all too familiar. The hope in San Francisco is a more talented roster will be enough to help carry fearless rookie Brock Purdy the...

Vikings defense the extreme case of bending but not breaking

Dec. 05, 2022 18:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Camryn Bynum jumped in front of New York Jets wide receiver Corey Davis for the fourth-down interception just in front of the goal line, preserving another harrowing Minnesota Vikings victory. The second-year safety added that highlight with 10 seconds left to...

Miami hoping tough 49ers loss prepares it for the postseason

Dec. 05, 2022 17:19 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The biggest thing Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel wanted out of Miami’s matchup against San Francisco, besides a win, was for his team to experience a playoff atmosphere. Most of the players on the Dolphins roster have never played in a playoff game, but...

Red zone has been danger zone for Jets' offense this season

Dec. 05, 2022 17:12 PM EST

The New York Jets kept moving the football up and down the field against the Minnesota Vikings — until they got into the red zone. Inside the 20-yard line was trouble for the Jets on Sunday, with the offense scoring a touchdown just once in six tries. It made all the difference in...

Dolphins place RT Austin Jackson on IR, sign OT Eric Fisher

Dec. 05, 2022 14:40 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have placed right tackle Austin Jackson on injured reserve and signed 2013 No. 1 overall pick Eric Fisher to address injury issues along their offensive line. Jackson injured his right ankle against Houston in Week 12 and missed...

Chiefs squander control of AFC playoff race in Cincinnati

Dec. 05, 2022 14:29 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With a rare fumble by Travis Kelce, a missed field-goal try by Harrison Butker and a woeful inability to pressure the quarterback on Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs squandered a chance to control the AFC playoff race down the stretch. After losing their third...

Dolphins at Bills highlights 3-game Week 15 Saturday slate

Dec. 05, 2022 14:27 PM EST

The NFL will feature three current division leaders playing on Saturday, Dec. 17, and highlighted by the Buffalo Bills hosting the Miami Dolphins in a prime-time showdown that could go far in determining who wins the AFC East. The three-game Week 15 Saturday slate announced on...

49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo out for season with broken left foot

Dec. 05, 2022 00:07 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending left foot injury Sunday, dealing a big blow to one of the NFL's top teams. Garoppolo got hurt on the opening drive of a 33-17 win over the Miami Dolphins and will need to undergo...