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Chan Gailey and Josh Boyer are new coordinators for Dolphins

Jan. 20, 2020 11:57 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins announced the hiring of Chan Gailey as offensive coordinator Monday, and promoted Josh Boyer to defensive coordinator. Steve Marshall was hired as offensive line coach, Robby Brown as quarterbacks coach, Austin Clark as outside linebackers coach and Curt Kuntz as assistant...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy watches during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Oakland, Calif. The Dallas Cowboys didn't take long to settle on Mike McCarthy as their coach after waiting a week to announce they were moving on from Jason Garrett. McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl at the home of the Cowboys nine years ago as Green Bay's coach, has agreed to become the ninth coach in team history, a person with direct knowledge of the deal said Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced the move. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Head coaching hires ranging from experienced to newcomers

Jan. 7, 2020 5:55 PM EST

The Cowboys and Redskins went the experience route in their head coaching searches. The Giants and Panthers apparently are comfortable with newcomers to the job. Dallas replaced Jason Garrett with a Super Bowl winner, Mike McCarthy, who was as successful in Green Bay as anyone this side of Vince Lombardi....

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry runs from New England Patriots defenders in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Derrick Henry, Titans stun Patriots 20-13 in wild-card upset

Jan. 5, 2020 12:48 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When the eerie Foxborough fog lifted, it became clear that New England's reign atop the NFL was ending. Derrick Henry ensured that with the kind of dominating playoff performance usually reserved for Tom Brady and the Patriots. Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown while...

Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker catches a pass over New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

In wake of turnaround, Dolphins believe 2020 will be special

Dec. 30, 2019 5:56 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins head into another long offseason accompanied by the sort of buzz five-win seasons rarely generate. It has been that kind of year for the Dolphins: weird. A gutting of the roster under rookie coach Brian Flores extended beyond training camp, when Miami traded away two...

This photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office shows Xavien Howard. Howard was arrested Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, on a domestic battery charge following an argument with his fiance over the purchase of a purse, according to a police report. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Dolphins star cornerback arrested on domestic battery charge

Dec. 30, 2019 5:34 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavier Howard was arrested on a domestic battery charge following an argument with his fiance over the purchase of a purse, according to a police report. Howard, who made the Pro Bowl in 2018 but missed much of this season with a knee injury, faces a...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick passes under pressure in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Dolphins stun Patriots 27-24, denying NE first-round bye

Dec. 29, 2019 11:03 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It wasn’t last season’s “Miami Miracle” loss. But the Patriots' latest setback could wind up affecting their prospects of repeating as Super Bowl champions. The Dolphins dropped New England into the wild-card playoff round when Ryan Fitzpatrick tossed a...

New England Patriots defensive back J.C. Jackson, right, breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley in the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Against Dolphins, Patriots playing for week off in playoffs

Dec. 26, 2019 7:10 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — That the New England Patriots actually have something to play for in their regular-season finale against Miami is a bit of a surprise. When the defending Super Bowl champions opened with eight straight victories, thoughts turned to the possibility of another 16-0 regular season. A...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) flips a horizontal pass as he is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Neville Hewitt (46) during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Dolphins MVP Ryan Fitzpatrick might not be back next season

Dec. 26, 2019 5:28 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins' most valuable player might not even start next year, which hints at how much the team hopes to upgrade in the offseason. It also explains why Ryan Fitzpatrick might take that MVP award and head into retirement. Not that he would exactly be quitting on top; the...

Miami Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders (7) kicks the game-winning field goal, as Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Greg Mabin (26) attempts to block, during overtime at an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Begals 38-35. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Dolphins hope to play spoilers' role in finale at Patriots

Dec. 23, 2019 4:14 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Spoiler alert: The Miami Dolphins can finally have a say in the playoff race. A roster dismantling took the Dolphins out of contention before the season started, and their past three games have been against fellow also-rans. But the stakes will be considerable Sunday when they end the season...

Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores gestures, during the first half at an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Dolphins survive late collapse and beat Bengals in OT, 38-35

Dec. 22, 2019 7:03 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A laugher became a thriller for the Miami Dolphins, and they needed overtime to beat the Cincinnati Bengals. Miami gave up 16 points in the final 29 seconds of regulation but regrouped, and Jason Sanders kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired for a 38-35 win Sunday. Andy...