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Dolphins’ McDonald complains about NFL safety rules

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins safety T.J. McDonald, still steaming about receiving a costly penalty, said rules protecting the safety of offensive players are hurting the game.McDonald was flagged for an unnecessary roughness penalty when he hit intended receiver C.J. Uzomah during Cincinnati’s 27-17 win over the Dolphins on Sunday. The penalty came on […]

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Dolphins DT Phillips released after angry sideline outburst

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released defensive tackle Jordan Phillips on Tuesday in the wake of his angry sideline outburst after he came out of a lopsided loss at New England.”Free at last free at last,” Phillips wrote in an Instagram post that was later deleted. “Good luck to my brothers on the […]

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Dolphins lineman Sitton out for season with shoulder injury

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins left guard Josh Sitton is out for the season.Sitton has been diagnosed with a torn left rotator cuff, an injury sustained last week in the Dolphins’ Week 1 win over the Tennessee Titans. The team placed him on injured reserve Friday, and did not immediately announce a corresponding move […]

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Gore, Dolphins top Darnold, mistake-prone Jets 20-12

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Frank Gore moved up in the NFL record books with a history-making run — and helped deliver the Miami Dolphins a victory with a game-sealing catch.Gore moved past Curtis Martin for fourth on the career rushing list, Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes, Kenyan Drake ran for a score and […]

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AFC East rivals Dolphins, Jets look to start season 2-0

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Welcome to the Dolphins-Jets rivalry, Sam Darnold.New York’s rookie quarterback will be under center and in the spotlight for the latest matchup of AFC East enemies Sunday at MetLife Stadium, with a 2-0 start to the season on the line.It might not sound like much, but consider this: The Dolphins […]

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‘We’re not going anywhere’: Stills will continue kneeling

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — There was a time when Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills was bothered by the backlash over his decision to kneel on the sideline during the national anthem, his way of following Colin Kaepernick’s lead and protesting social injustice.He is no longer worried. If anything, his resolve got stronger.”We’re not going anywhere,” […]

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Dolphins LG Sitton still ailing, WR Parker nearing a return

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Left guard Josh Sitton was held out of his second consecutive Miami Dolphins practice Thursday, casting doubt on his availability for this weekend’s game at the New York Jets.Sitton has been out with a shoulder issue. If Sitton cannot play, Ted Larsen would be the likely starter on Sunday for the […]

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Dolphins overcome 2 lightning delays to beat Titans 27-20

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Jakeem Grant won the longest game with the longest play.Grant struck like lightning when he scored on a tiebreaking 102-yard kickoff return with 14 minutes to go, and the Miami Dolphins overcame two weather delays to win the longest game since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, beating the Tennessee Titans 27-20 […]

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Miami’s Fitzpatrick plays in 1st NFL game and makes impact

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins rookie and New Jersey native Minkah Fitzpatrick is ready for a rowdy reception returning to his home turf Sunday, when his team plays the New York Jets.”I grew up in that environment, everybody loving the game up there,” Fitzpatrick said Wednesday. “Going back up there, I know what I’m […]

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