Latest A.J. Epenesa News

Dolphins QB Tagovailoa focuses attention on facing Bills

Oct. 28, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — As if Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa doesn’t have enough worries overseeing a team in freefall and facing questions about his suddenly unsettled future given the swarm of speculation regarding Miami’s interest in acquiring Deshaun Watson. ...

Titans' Amani Hooker set to play; Milano active for Bills

Oct. 18, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee starting safety Amani Hooker has been activated off injured reserve and will play Monday night against the Buffalo Bills. Hooker is just the second player to come off injured reserve for Tennessee, which still has 16 on that list with...

Barring setback, Dolphins say Tagovailoa is ready to return

Oct. 15, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

Barring a setback, Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is ready for his comeback. Tagovailoa returns to his starting role Sunday when the Dolphins play the Jacksonville Jaguars in London, after missing most of the last four games — all of them Miami losses — with...

Dolphins say Tagovailoa broke ribs, won't play vs. Raiders

Sep. 23, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa's bruised ribs are actually fractured ribs, and that means the Miami Dolphins will have a new starting quarterback this week when they visit the Las Vegas Raiders. The Dolphins announced the updated diagnosis Wednesday after...

In 2nd season, Epenesa making a big impact on Bills defense

Sep. 22, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

After a disjointed 2020 rookie season, Bills coach Sean McDermott is still getting to know A.J. Epenesa away from the field. “He is quiet. I don’t think I really know the real A.J., maybe,” McDermott said. Opposing quarterbacks are quickly...

Bills' pass rush steps up in dominating win over Dolphins

Sep. 20, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — No matter the down, from first to fourth, the Bills’ retooled pass rush showed it can pack a punch. Beginning with cornerback Taron Johnson’s sack on the opening snap, Buffalo’s defense set the tone in what became one of the unit’s most...

QBs Tagovailoa, Wentz, Dalton, Taylor leave with injuries

Sep. 19, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

Tua Tagovailoa was forced out by a rib injury. Carson Wentz hurt his right ankle. Andy Dalton had a knee issue, and Tyrod Taylor exited with a hamstring injury. It was a rough Sunday for quarterbacks. Tagovailoa was knocked out of Miami's 35-0 loss to...

Dolphins waiting to see severity of Tagovailoa's rib injury

Sep. 19, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa never saw it coming. And now, the Miami Dolphins aren't sure when they'll see their starting quarterback play again. Tagovailoa was carted off the sideline during the first quarter of Sunday’s game against...

Bills knock out Tua, roll past Dolphins yet again, win 35-0

Sep. 19, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Another Buffalo-Miami game, another lopsided Bills victory. And this one might wind up hurting the Dolphins more than most of the others. Josh Allen threw two touchdown passes, Zach Moss ran for two scores and the Bills knocked out Miami...