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Dolphins’ rookie enjoying 1st winning streak in 3 years

Nov. 14, 2019 12:34 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Even more than his teammates, Miami Dolphins rookie cornerback Nik Needham has been waiting a long time for a winning streak. Needham played for UTEP in college and endured seasons of 0-12 in 2017 and 1-11 last year. He then joined the Dolphins, who lost their first seven games but have...

Dolphins better, Bills worse since last time they met

Nov. 14, 2019 12:07 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have been gaining ground the past few weeks on the Buffalo Bills, muddling the race between perennial AFC East also-rans. Miami fell to 0-6 when it lost in Week 7 at Buffalo, which was 5-1 and off to its best start in 11 years. But the Bills (6-3) have since lost two of...

Bears-Rams Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 11:59 AM EST

CHICAGO (4-5) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (5-4) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Rams by 8½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Chicago 3-6-0, Los Angeles Rams 6-3-0 SERIES RECORD — Bears lead 54-36-3 LAST MEETING — Bears beat Rams, 15-6, December 9, 2018 LAST WEEK — Bears beat Lions...

Column: Kaepernick’s tryout sounds more like a setup

Nov. 13, 2019 7:50 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s NFL tryout sounds more like a setup. A PR stunt to former teammate Eric Reid, one that comes with all sorts of take-it-or leave-it conditions. Reid hopes it’s a legitimate conduit back into the league, but his gut feeling that “it’s...

Dolphins safety Jones says he expects to play this week

Nov. 13, 2019 4:07 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones says he expects to play this week after missing the past four games with a cracked rib. Jones, the Dolphins’ highest-paid player at $13 million, has played in only three games this season and was limited in practice Wednesday. Miami faces Buffalo...

As misses mount, questions return for Colts, Vinatieri

Nov. 11, 2019 5:52 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri has been automatic for most of the previous 23 seasons. Peyton Manning was once caught on video simply mouthing the word "money" as Vinatieri booted another game-winning field goal. Coach Frank Reich used the same term three weeks ago when Vinatieri made a 51-yard field...

Make it 2 in a row - takeaways help Dolphins' turnaround

Nov. 11, 2019 4:08 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The biggest takeaway from the Miami Dolphins' wins the past two weeks: Takeaways matter. The Dolphins had by far the NFL's worst turnover differential two weeks ago, when they were 0-7. But they've been on the plus side each of the past two games, and now can bask in the league's most...

NFL ICYMI: Not only is Lamar Jackson a QB, he might be MVP

Nov. 11, 2019 3:14 AM EST

Lamar Jackson now owns a signature moment — a spin-and-make-'em-miss 47-yard TD run that was something straight out of a video game. And Jackson also now owns his signature stat — a perfect passer rating in two games during the same season, something only one other player in league history has...

Colts' sputtering offense proves problematic in latest loss

Nov. 10, 2019 9:25 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts won five games with the perfect offensive mix. They relied on an offensive line widely considered to be one of the league's top units. They let Marlon Mack set up the passing game with his legs and stretched the field with four-time Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton....

Dolphins cash in on Colts turnovers, earn 2nd straight win

Nov. 10, 2019 8:32 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Dolphins suddenly put together a winning combination. Their defense is forcing turnovers. Their offense is capitalizing on the miscues. And when they need a big stop they're getting those, too. Ryan Fitzpatrick scrambled for an 11-yard touchdown run Sunday, the Dolphins...