Thursday morning one-liners
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Good news Bills, more snow’s on the way. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill doesn’t mind being called a game manager. Patriots DT Sealver Siliga returned to practice. Jets coach Rex Ryan joked that he’s OK with the Bills not practicing (Maybe he should try it).…Upvote Share Tweet
miamiherald.com 3 hours agoIf you missed the past couple of weeks of intense film study on the Denver Broncos, you probably believe the Miami Dolphins next opponent to be what they've been since Peyton Manning arrived in 2012: A Super Bowl contender headed to the playoffs. That i…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan misses third straight practiceESPN.com 3 hours agoDAVIE, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins (6-4) held their final practice in preparation for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos (7-3). Here are some notes from Thursday’s sessions: Miami starting cornerback Cortland Finnegan was not present during the medi…Upvote Share TweetBefore the Dolphins took on the Bills last week, there was a report from Jeff Darlington of NFL Media that Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor’s “abrasive” attitude was rubbing players the wrong way and creating “rocky” relationships. The Dolphins…Upvote Share TweetMiami Dolphins left guard Daryn Colledge is on course to return to the lineup Sunday against the Denver Broncos after missing three games with a back issue, a source has told The Miami Herald. Colledge has practiced each of the past two days at least on…Upvote Share Tweet
HOF continues to expose Dolphins history flawmiamiherald.com Nov 19 (yesterday)The Miami Dolphins once were a Hall of Famer's franchise. Shula. Langer. Little. Csonka. Stephenson. Later on Marino. That sampling of greatness did great things in Miami for the Dolphins. But starting in the mid 1990s the Dolphins became sort of a fran…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 19 (yesterday)There’s a blizzard in Buffalo, and players on the Bills have tweeted pictures of themselves enjoying the snow. The Dolphins’ defense is focusing on stopping Peyton Manning on Sunday. New England knows Detroit DT Ndamukong Suh will pose a stiff challenge…Upvote Share Tweetmiamiherald.com Nov 18 (yesterday)Dolphins fans greeted by headlines of running backs Ben Tate and LaGarrette Blount being released from their respective teams today asked the next logical question: Would they be a possibility in Miami? Well, the Dolphins personnel department isn't in t…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins not buying into Peyton Manning's recent strugglesDAVIE, Fla. -- For the first time this season, Peyton Manning looks human on the football field. He has struggled in two of his past three games, including the Denver Broncos' 22-7 defeat Sunday to the St. Louis Rams. Manning looks hurried in the pocket…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins practice report: Cortland Finnegan outDAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins (6-4) began preparation for Sunday’s big game against the Denver Broncos (7-3). Here are several notes and observations from Tuesday’s session: The major injury concern this week is the ankle of starting cornerback Cort…Upvote Share Tweet
The Film Don't Lie: BillsA weekly look at what the Buffalo Bills must fix: With the Bills having the weekend off after their 22-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, coach Doug Marrone spent the extra time reviewing his offense's growing problems in the red zone. Buffalo ha…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 17 (3 days ago)The Buffalo Bills placed cornerback Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve Monday after he fractured his ankle in last Thursday night's loss to the Miami Dolphins.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 17 (3 days ago)The 5-5 Bills need to change something, after falling off the fringes of the playoff chase with last week’s loss to the Dolphins. That change won’t come at quarterback, as coach Doug Marrone said today he was sticking with Kyle Orton. “Right now I’m sti…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 17 (3 days ago)The Bills offense couldn’t get the job done against the Dolphins last Thursday night in a 22-9 loss that dropped them to 5-5 and eliminated any remaining margin for error regarding their playoff chances. That makes it time to have all hands on deck and …Upvote Share Tweet
Miami Dolphins find themselves inside playoff picturemiamiherald.com Nov 16 (4 days ago)The Miami Dolphins are currently the No. 6 seed in the AFC playoff picture, meaning if the regular-season ended right now the Dolphins would be in the playoffs. Yes, I know ... the season doesn't end right now. But we've reached that time of season wher…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Miami Dolphin Got Special Treatment After Domestic Abuse Arrestdeadspin.com Nov 16 (4 days ago)Back in 2010, police arrested then-Dolphins defensive end Phillip Merling and charged him with aggravated domestic battery on a pregnant woman after he allegedly hit then-fiancée Kristen Lennon in the head. Merling didn't miss any training camp time, an…Upvote Share Tweet
An Accusation of Abuse, Then Special Treatment for N.F.L. Playernytimes.com Nov 16 (4 days ago)A domestic case involving Phillip Merling, a former Miami Dolphin, provides an example of lenient treatment of players by law enforcement agencies whose employees work off-duty jobs for football teams.Upvote Share Tweet
Maurkice Pouncey: People wrongly judge me and my brotherprofootballtalk.com Nov 16 (4 days ago)Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and his twin brother, Dolphins guard Mike Pouncey, have faced criticism for incidents ranging from wearing a shirt supporting their friend and accused murderer Aaron Hernandez to an accusation that they brawled in a nigh…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins put Will Davis on IR, sign Jalil Brownprofootballtalk.com Nov 16 (5 days ago)The Dolphins placed cornerback Will Davis on injured reserve on Saturday, the club said. To fill the roster spot, the Dolphins re-signed cornerback Jalil Brown, who spent the offseason with Miami. According to ESPN’s James Walker, Davis suffered an ACL …Upvote Share Tweet
Inside Edge: Dolphins-BroncosNov 20ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Miami at Denver.
Dolphins Brace For Chilly Denver WeatherNov 18ESPN Dolphins reporter James Walker says it will be interesting to see how the Dolphins react to their first cold-weather game of the season when they visit the Broncos.
Dolphins In Playoff HuntNov 14Mark Schlereth discusses the AFC playoff picture following Miami's win over Buffalo.
Ryan Tannehill Will PlayNov 13ESPN Dolphins reporter James Walker says Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill will play Thursday night against the Bills and also discusses Bills CB Leodis McKelvin guaranteeing a win.
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsNov 20Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Clayton's mailbag -- Dismal South divisions creating win-total anomaliesNov 18John Clayton's mailbag: With teams padding their win totals against the dismal South divisions, the NFL may face a scenario in which multiple 10-win teams miss the playoffs.
Peterson’s PunishmentNov 18The NFL’s decision to suspend Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson without pay for the rest of the 2014 season—and perhaps longer—is, at first glance, a stunning and harsh rebuke for a player who already has been taken off the field for nine of 10 Vik…
Franchise No More?Nov 18Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday