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The Dolphins lost left tackle Jake Long in the first quarter of Sunday’s game and they fear they won’t have him back again this year. That’s the word from both Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and Jeff Darlington of NFL.com from Miami after theUpvote Share Tweet
Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Updated Dec 2, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the silky-smooth Calvin Johnson to Mark Sanchez getting his hopes up. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Upvote Share TweetMIAMI -- The "2012 AFC East Champion" T-shirts were handed out by the dozens Sunday evening. There was a celebratory feel inside Sun Life Stadium, but it wasn't for the home team. The visiting New England Patriots clinched the AFC East title w…Upvote Share TweetIt wasn’t the prettiest Patriots performance that you’ll ever see, but the result was still pretty good for the Patriots. They wrapped up the AFC East with a 23-16 win over the Dolphins that featured almost no offensive fireworks in the second half. TUpvote Share Tweet
Patriots defeat the Dolphins 23-16The defense played well but ultimately that salt-the-gane away drive that took 7:18 off the clock was a dagger. The offense? Brian Harline played well. Jonathan Martin was good enough in replacing the injured Jake Long at left tackle. Nate Garner was no…Upvote Share TweetThe Dolphins defense is playing its heart out. The Patriots have had four possessions in the third quarter. And until Miami forced punts on three consecutive possessions and were fighting to do the same on the fourth as the quarter ended. Unfortunately …Upvote Share TweetGAME-STORY LINK: Click Me! BEST OF THE NIGHT: Dwyane Wade's resurgenceThe Heat's shooting guard skill and talent were called into question by Charles Barkley on Thursday. On Saturday, Wade delivered his answer. His 34 points was a season high. WORST OF …Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots-Dolphins halftime notesESPN.com Updated Dec 2, 2012MIAMI -- The New England Patriots are leading the Miami Dolphins, 17-10, at halftime. Here are some notes at intermission: Miami is putting forth a game effort. But penalties, mistakes and turnovers have provided too many opportunities for the Patriots.…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 2, 2012MIAMI -- Here are the players you won’t see in Sunday's AFC East showdown between the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins: Patriots (8-3) DE Chandler Jones TE Rob Gronkowski G Logan Mankins RB James Develin S Derrick Martin OL Mitch Petrus TE VisantUpvote Share Tweet
Fan death in Buffalo raises questions about ejection proceduresTwo weeks ago, a fan who had been ejected from the game between the Dolphins and Bills later was found dead in a shallow creek. And while the fan didn’t die on the stadium grounds, the tragedy raises important questions regarding the manner in which eUpvote Share TweetA suggestion that the Bills look to throw deep against the Jaguars this week. It will be a busy day for the Dolphins pass defense. The Patriots added OL Mitch Petrus to the injury report with an illness. DE Muhammad Wilkerson has given the Jets somethin…Upvote Share Tweet
Miami Stays Undefeated At Home; Spurs Are Still Best In The Westdimemag.com Updated Dec 2, 2012The last time Miami played Brooklyn at home, the Nets got beatdown by 30. For one half last night, it seemed like things were changing. LeBron James wasn’t playing well. The Nets were killing it offensively. Even Jerry Stackhouse was turning back the clUpvote Share Tweet
Spurs outlast Grizz in OTCNNSI.com Updated Dec 2, 2012In the wake of a $250,000 fine handed to the Spurs for resting their star players in their last game vs. the Heat, the team responded by beating the red-hot Grizzlies 99-95 in OT.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots Win 10th AFC East Title In Past 12 YearsDec 2Mike Reiss and James Walker break down the Patriots' 23-16 win over the Dolphins.
Patriots Clinch AFC EastDec 2Wes Welker had 103 receiving yards and a touchdown to lead the Patriots over the Dolphins 23-16.
Dolphins postgame press conferenceDec 2Dolphins react following game with Patriots
Patriots vs. Dolphins highlightsDec 2New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had his least efficient game of the year, but the Patriots took advantage of Miami's mistakes Sunday to win 23-16 and clinch their fourth consecutive AFC East title.
Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…Dec 2BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
Orlando Magic defeat Dwight Howard's LakersDec 2The Magic turned the tables on Dwight Howard and were able to get a victory at Staples center.
Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more SnapsDec 2BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...