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The Bills can’t afford a letdown after last week’s win over the Packers. Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has worked to be more than a deep threat. LB Jamie Collins is finishing strong for the Patriots again this season. Sunday could be the final home game for …Upvote Share Tweet
Keys to the game: Minnesota Vikings at Miami Dolphinsmiamiherald.com 21 hours agoSeveral days ago I told you Miami Dolphins defensive ends Cameron Wake and Olivier Vernon are in a sack drought. Well, in digging deeper into the matchup between the homestanding Dolphins and Vikings on Sunday, I've discovered the drought may soon end. …Upvote Share Tweetmiamiherald.com Dec 20 (yesterday)Broadcasters walk a delicate line between telling you what is happening within the game they are covering and discussing the news surrounding the teams playing. For the NFL on FOX crew covering the Minnesota Vikings at Miami Dolphins on Sunday, the broa…Upvote Share Tweet
Calvin Pace says it has “been a pleasure” to play the Patriotsprofootballtalk.com Dec 19 (yesterday)The Patriots turn perceived and/or actual opponent slights into fuel used to stoke their already legendary collective competitive fire. Just last week, they used the Dolphins’ words from September as inspiration, and we know how this turned out for poor…Upvote Share TweetThe Dolphins could reach the playoffs if they win their final two games and get some help from other teams.Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Fox will finally get his chance Sundaymiamiherald.com Dec 19 (yesterday)Jason Fox is starting at right tackle for the Miami Dolphins against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, according to a club source. That is not really a big surprise when one considers starting right tackle Dallas Thomas has missed the entire week of prac…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)Marcus Thigpen has provided a jolt to the Bills special teams. The Dolphins would like to get RB Lamar Miller 1,000 rushing yards. Better communication is part of the Patriots’ plan to do a better job against the Jets run game than they did earlier this…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins' Ross cannot have it both waysmiamiherald.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)Folks, we cannot have things both ways. That is the lesson to be learned today because in Friday's Miami Herald, Adam Beasley is reporting Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross "has shown no indication that he has any interest in making a coaching chan…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins (7-7) are on a path towards their sixth consecutive non-playoff season. But one player who is having a consistent season is starting tailback Lamar Miller. Miami’s third-year tailback already set new career highs for ru…Upvote Share Tweet
Cameron Wake, Olivier Vernon in a sack droughtmiamiherald.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)One of the reasons the Miami Dolphins beat and beat up the New England Patriots in the regular season opener in September is they got to Tom Brady. They sacked him four times, with Olivier Vernon and Cameron Wake wearing out New England offensive tackle…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was a limited participant in the team’s practices last week because of a thigh injury, but he played all the way through the team’s victory over the Dolphins last Sunday without showing any sign of difficulty becaus…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill: 'You play to win the game'DAVIE, Fla. – To get a sense of the Miami Dolphins' ideal mindset in the final two games, look no further than the credo written on the wall inside the team's locker room. “I will never accept defeat,” the Dolphins’ credo states in bold letters. “I will…Upvote Share TweetThe NFL draft is several months away and there are still two weeks of football left to play. However, it’s not too early to look ahead to the offseason. Earlier this week, we previewed the offensive and defensive free agents. On Wednesday, ESPN's Todd M…Upvote Share Tweet
Linebackers back to work Wednesdaymiamiherald.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)The Dolphins played with backup linebackers against New England last Sunday but are hopeful that, barring any setbacks, both Jelani Jenkins and Koa Misi can return to the lineup this week. Jenkins missed the Patriots game with a foot injury. Misi missed…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins getting healthier at linebackerDAVIE, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins began their practice week in preparation for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Here are some notes from Wednesday’s session: Both starting linebackers Koa Misi (hamstring, knee) and Jelani Jenkins (foot) retur…Upvote Share Tweet
The big issue on a coach: Who is an upgrade?miamiherald.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)Last week I reported that if Dolphins coach Joe Philbin did not make the playoffs, owner Stephen Ross would consider making a change at coach. I reported that the No. 1 target for Ross, who believes the Dolphins should be better than 7-7 at this stage, …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)A few quick observations of quarterback Tom Brady and how he played in the New England Patriots' 41-13 win over the Miami Dolphins: 1. Excellent work with his feet ... again. For the second week in a row, we lead off this week's update by referencing Br…Upvote Share Tweet
QB snapshot: Ryan TannehillESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)A quick observation of quarterback Ryan Tannehill and how he played in the Miami Dolphins' 41-13 loss in Week 15: Tannehill showed something I had not seen in his previous 45 starts: He threw an accurate and consistent deep ball. The Dolphins let it fly…Upvote Share TweetThe Miami Dolphins suffered a 41-13 loss to the New England Patriots Sunday that ruined their postseason hopes. Here is the latest look at whose stock is rising and falling in Miami: Falling 1. Joe Philbin, head coach: This was supposed to be the year P…Upvote Share Tweet
Tape review from PFF of Miami Dolphins lossmiamiherald.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin changed his team's Tuesday schedule this week. Rather than practice as they've done the previous 14 weeks, Philbin is having his players simply lift weights today. There will be no media availability and instead that wil…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)The Patriots won their sixth straight AFC East title with a 41-13 win over the Dolphins on Sunday that also kept them in the top spot in the AFC with two weeks left in the regular season. Tom Curran of CSN New England will join Mike Florio on Monday’s e…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)The Patriots clinched their sixth straight AFC East title on Sunday with a 41-13 victory over the Dolphins and they extended another streak as well. New England hasn’t been swept by an AFC East team since 2000 after the Dolphins failed to repeat their s…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Live Prediction: Vikings-DolphinsDec 17The NFL Live crew make their picks for Minnesota at Miami.
Dolphins' Joe Philbin Has Something To ProveDec 16ESPN Dolphins reporter James Walker says Miami coach Joe Philbin, whose team is essentially out of playoff contention, needs to keep his players motivated in the final two games if he stands any chance of keeping his job.
Patriots Clinch Sixth Straight AFC East TitleDec 14ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss discusses what went right for the Patriots in the 41-13 win over the Dolphins in Week 15.
Game Balls: Miami At New EnglandDec 14Patriots reporter Mike Reiss' game ball goes to Tom Brady's feet. Brady's 17-yard run on the opening drive of the second half led to a Patriots TD. Miami reporter James Walker honors Mike Wallace for his five catches for 104 yards and a touchdown.
A New NFC West RivalryDec 19RENTON, Wash. — Remember, oh, about three long months ago, when 49ers-Seahawks was the best rivalry in the NFL? The Niners are 7-7, oddly out of the playoff hunt, and are 1-5 against Seattle since late in 2012. So, is it really such a great rivalry now,…
Source: Seahawks extend Avril four yearsDec 19The Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN...
Clayton's 1st & Goal: Seattle's top seed pursuitDec 18After early struggles, chips may fall into place for Seahawks to claim No. 1 seed
Three Must-See Showdowns with Big Playoff ImplicationsDec 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