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FILE - Miami Dolphins General Manager Chris Grier wear a mask on the sideline before the Dolphins take on the New England Patriots in an NFL football game in Miami Gardens, Fla.,  in this Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, file photo. Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier gave rookie Tua Tagovailoa a strong endorsement Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2020, which may tamp down speculation about the team’s draft plans. Or not. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)

Dolphins GM regarding Tua: 'He’s our starting quarterback'

Jan. 5, 2021 4:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier gave rookie Tua Tagovailoa a strong endorsement Tuesday, which may tamp down speculation about the team’s draft plans. Or not. Grier declined to discuss the draft, when Miami has the No. 3 overall pick and could take a quarterback in the first...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) passes in the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Closing collapse means another long offseason for Dolphins

Jan. 4, 2021 4:04 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — After a great leap forward, the Miami Dolphins backslid badly in their final game, leaving lots of questions for an offseason that will be as long as ever. A 56-26 loss at Buffalo cost the Dolphins a playoff berth and carried extra sting because the blowout rudely ended what had been a...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)

Bills eliminate Dolphins with 56-26 rout; set to host Colts

Jan. 3, 2021 9:34 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills were intent on not easing into the playoffs, while ending the Miami Dolphins' chances. In a season-ending game in which the Dolphins had far more riding on the outcome, the Bills put an empathic stamp on their breakthrough year with a 56-26 rout on...

The Galen Arena is closed due to a confirmed case of COVID-19 as the Southern California men's basketball team canceled an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

The Latest: Steelers place Haden, Ebron, Marsh on COVID list

Jan. 2, 2021 4:33 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed cornerback Joe Haden, tight end Eric Ebron and reserve linebacker Cassius Marsh on the reserve/COVID-19 list, putting their status for the playoffs in jeopardy. The move also leaves the AFC...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers reacts with teammates after running for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

On Football: From 2020's best play to its weirdest moment

Jan. 2, 2021 11:50 AM EST

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Tampa. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider. BEST GAME: In Week 9, the first professional matchup of Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray lived up to the hype. The two young quarterbacks...

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts after his team turns the ball over during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. Duke won 75-65. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

The Latest: Duke-Florida State basketball game postponed

Jan. 1, 2021 11:54 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Hours after No. 20 Duke said coach Mike Krzyzewski would sit out Saturday against No. 18 Florida State on Saturday after coming into close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. the game was postponed because of...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward celebrates after the Browns defeated the Houston Texans 10-7 after an NFL football game in Cleveland. The Browns are trying to shake free from COVID-19 to face the Steelers. Cleveland's issues with the virus intensified Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 as top cornerback Denzel Ward and linebacker Malcolm Smith were placed on the COVID-19 reserve list and the team was forced to close its facility before canceling practice with the biggest game in decades coming fast.(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Browns lose CB Ward for Steelers game after positive test

Dec. 31, 2020 6:07 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns ended 2020 without practicing for their first game in 2021. COVID-19 has Cleveland's playoff hopes in peril. Issues with the virus intensified Thursday for the Browns as top cornerback Denzel Ward and linebacker Malcolm Smith tested positive and were ruled out for Sunday's game....

Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. There are two Buffalo memories Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey would prefer not be brought up as Miami travels to face the Bills needing a win to clinch a playoff spot in the season finale on Sunday. The first is the teary-eyed speech Gailey provided upon being fired by the Bills following the 2012 season. The other was a 2015 loss to the Bills when he was the Jets coordinator. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Gailey's soft spot for Buffalo ends with Miami needing a win

Dec. 31, 2020 5:55 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — There are two Buffalo-related memories Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey would prefer not be brought up as Miami travels to face the Bills and needing only a win to clinch a playoff spot in the season finale Sunday. The first was the teary-eyed speech Gailey provided upon...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) warms up before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Dolphins need a good game Sunday to ensure they get to keep playing, and that's especially true for Tua Tagovailoa. Coach Brian Flores has benched Tagovailoa twice in the fourth quarter, including last week at Las Vegas, when backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick helped Miami overcome a pair of deficits in the final 10 minutes. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick tests positive for COVID-19

Dec. 31, 2020 4:26 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Any debate about who should start for the Miami Dolphins this week at quarterback ended Thursday with backup Ryan Fitzpatrick's positive test for COVID-19. Fitzpatrick, who came off the bench to rescue his team last week, is expected to miss Sunday’s regular-season finale at Buffalo as...

Dolphins seek win in finale at Bills to clinch playoff spot

Dec. 31, 2020 2:46 PM EST

MIAMI (10-5) at BUFFALO (12-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Bills by 5 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dolphins 11-4; Bills 10-5 SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 61-51-1 LAST MEETING - Bills beat Dolphins 31-28 on Sept. 20 at Miami LAST WEEK - Dolphins beat Raiders 26-25; Bills beat Patriots 38-9 AP PRO32 RANKING -...