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Dolphins' Tagovailoa misses practice because of illness

Sep. 30, 2020 9:39 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa missed practice Wednesday because of an illness that wasn't related to the coronavirus, coach Brian Flores said. The Dolphins' top draft pick and former Alabama star has yet to play as the backup to Ryan Fitzpatrick. Their other quarterback,...

The Latest: Hamstring injury sidelines Bucs WR Godwin

Sep. 27, 2020 7:09 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): __ 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay receiver Chris Godwin has been ruled out with a hamstring injury he suffered late in the third quarter against Denver. Godwin was running downfield when he pulled up. He was attended to by the training staff before walking toward the locker...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) congratulates wide receiver John Brown (15) after Brown scored a touchdown, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Bills defeated the Dolphins 31-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Matchup of unbeatens in Buffalo, of all places

Sep. 26, 2020 11:18 AM EDT

Not since the days of Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas, Jim Kelly and Marv Levy has there been this much optimism about football in Western New York. Can't blame the folks in Buffalo, either. Through two weeks, the Bills have been dynamic on offense and defense. “It’s super early,” says receiver...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick laughs with coaches as he comes off the field after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Fitzpatrick keeps his job as Dolphins QB for another week

Sep. 25, 2020 2:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick emerged early Friday from the Miami Dolphins’ first victorious locker room of the year wearing a tropical print shirt adorned with purple pineapples as a complement to his beachcomber beard. It was a Dad shirt, which is OK because the 37-year-old Fitzpatrick has seven...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick laughs with coaches as he comes off the field after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

Sep. 25, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick handles the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as anyone in the NFL. It doesn’t matter which uniform the journeyman quarterback is wearing, either. Fitzpatrick accounted for three touchdowns and led Miami to a 31-13 victory Thursday night, becoming the first NFL...

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Preston Williams, left, catches a pass in the end zone for a touchdown as Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Josh Jones (29) tries to defend during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jaguars stumble out of gate again, lose 31-13 to Dolphins

Sep. 25, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone might be done deferring. The Jaguars allowed a touchdown on the game’s opening drive for the third straight week, leaving them in another hole before quarterback Gardner Minshew even stepped on the field. This one set the tone for a 31-13...

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Keelan Cole (84) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Jaguars WR Cole starts in place of Chark against Dolphins

Sep. 24, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Keelan Cole will make his second start since 2018, filling in for injured star DJ Chark against the Miami Dolphins. Fellow receiver Dede Westbrook also is active for the first time in three games. Chark (chest/back) was ruled out about six hours...

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver D.J. Chark (17) makes a catch as he is defended by Tennessee Titans cornerback Johnathan Joseph (33) and cornerback Malcolm Butler (21) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Jaguars rule out Chark for Thursday night game vs Dolphins

Sep. 24, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver DJ Chark won't play Thursday night against Miami. The team downgraded Chark from questionable to out a little more than six hours before kickoff. Chark injured his chest and back making a 45-yard catch in the first quarter of last Sunday's loss at...

Bills host Rams in showdown of high-priced cornerbacks

Sep. 24, 2020 10:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (2-0) at BUFFALO (2-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE - Bills by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Rams 2-0; Bills 1-1 SERIES RECORD - Bills lead 7-5 LAST MEETING - Bills won at Rams 30-19 on Oct. 9, 2016 LAST WEEK - Rams beat Eagles 37-19; Bills beat Dolphins 31-28 AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 7, Bills...

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) catches a pass ahead of Miami Dolphins cornerback Noah Igbinoghene (23), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Diggs focuses on giving and receiving in 1st year with Bills

Sep. 23, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Stefon Diggs is more interested in giving than receiving. Putting aside the AFC-leading numbers the Bills receiver has generated two weeks into his first season in Buffalo, Diggs shifted the focus by instead paying a compliment to quarterback Josh Allen. “If there’s...