PITTSBURGH — Michael Irvin's assertion the Steelers should be playing Kenny Pickett right now to "see what everything else happens" and comparing it to Troy Aikman's rookie season with the Dallas Cowboys is as baseless and ridiculous as his "playing offensive line is as easy as anything" comment.
Irvin said the Cowboys learned a lot about ...Read more
MIAMI — Imagine how we would all be seeing the positive and defiantly doubling down on our optimism about the Miami Dolphins and this season had the game been simply a 27-15 road loss to a Cincinnati Bengals team that made the Super Bowl last season.
The Dolphins stand 3-1 at roughly the NFL season’s quarter mark, against the toughest four-...Read more
This is Amazon’s first year broadcasting NFL games, so you’d expect a couple of bumps along the way. But the tech giant’s Thursday Night Football broadcast received a healthy dose of criticism over its coverage of Tua Tagovailoa’s injury.
During the second quarter of the Cincinnati Bengals’ 27-15 win over the Miami Dolphins, ...Read more
We’ll never believe the Miami Dolphins or the NFL again. Not after what happened with Tua.
On Sunday, Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a concussion, obvious to anyone with eyes: He hit his head on the turf, rose, staggered, and left for examination. One of those sets of eyes belonged to Dr. Kester J. Nedd, a neurologist and the ...Read more
BOSTON —The Patriots officially ruled out quarterback Mac Jones for Sunday’s game at Green Bay.
Jones was one of three players ruled out, along with defensive tackle Lawrence Guy and offensive tackle Yodny Cajuste. In Green Bay, All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari and Pro Bowl cornerback Jaire Alexander were non-participants Thursday. The ...Read more
ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions have racked up 1,227 yards of offense through three games. On Sunday, they're going to be without two players responsible for nearly half that production, ruling out wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown and running back D'Andre Swift on Friday.
St. Brown suffered an ankle injury in last Sunday's game against ...Read more
CINCINNATI — Miami Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel firmly defended the team’s decision to play quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the 27-15 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night that resulted in Tagovailoa getting carted away on a stretcher due to a concussion, among his head and neck injuries.
McDaniel was asked postgame if he would’...Read more
Chris Nowinski was in New York City giving a talk and raising $20,000 for the Concussion Legacy Foundation on Thursday night when he looked down at his phone and saw 50 messages.
Many came with the video of Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa being spun hard to the ground by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Chris Tupou and smacking the...Read more
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — While starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is out indefinitely with a concussion, veteran Teddy Bridgewater will start for the Dolphins, coach Mike McDaniel said Friday.
“It’s one of the strengths of our football team, and I think that guys rely on that,” McDaniel said. “Tua, Teddy and Skylar [Thompson] have ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — A former tight end with the Dallas Cowboys was one of two hikers killed while rock climbing in Riverside County, California, authorities said Thursday.
Gavin Escobar, 31, and Chelsea Walsh, 33, both of Huntington Beach, died Wednesday afternoon in Tahquitz Rock near Idyllwild, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said.
BALTIMORE — As the Ravens continue to tinker and revamp their team, the offensive line remains perhaps the biggest question mark.
Right now, the unit is a revolving door, even though it seemed to find some rhythm in Sunday’s 37-26 win over the New England Patriots. The Buffalo Bills will be a much bigger challenge because they have the No. ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was taken off the field on a stretcher and the Dolphins’ 3-0 start to the 2022 NFL season came to an end in a 27-15 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium on Thursday night.
The Dolphins announced Tagovailoa sustained injuries to his head and neck after he was sacked by defensive tackle Josh ...Read more
CINCINNATI — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was taken off the field in a stretcher in the second quarter of his team’s Thursday night game at the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium.
The third-year quarterback was quickly ruled out for the remainder of the game with head and neck injuries. The Amazon Prime Video broadcast ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Justin Herbert and his fractured rib cartilage absolutely personified the NFL's long-standing designation of "questionable" Sunday.
The cloudiness around Herbert's status was so pronounced that — even after the quarterback started against Jacksonville — the uncertainty leaked into the game, impacting the Chargers' play ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Matthew Stafford will not go into a "Monday Night Football" matchup against the San Francisco 49ers riding an obvious wave of production.
The Rams quarterback did not throw a touchdown pass in last Sunday's victory over the Arizona Cardinals, the first time since the 2020 season — when Stafford played for the Detroit Lions —...Read more
CINCINNATI — Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was taken off the field on a stretcher after sustaining an injury in the second quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium.
Tagovailoa was sacked by defensive tackle Josh Tupou and lay motionless for several moments after hitting his head on the ground. ...Read more
Ravens defensive tackle Michael Pierce underwent season-ending arm surgery Thursday, four days after he tore his biceps in the team’s Week 3 win over the New England Patriots.
Coach John Harbaugh said Wednesday that Pierce was still uncertain whether he would undergo surgery or play through the injury this season. But on Thursday, Pierce ...Read more
Shane Steichen often can find himself at the mercy of Jalen Hurts’ preparation.
In the seconds leading into each play, when the Eagles offensive coordinator can no longer communicate through the headset and the defense starts hinting at what’s to come, he’s hoping his quarterback is finding the answers on his own.
Luckily for Steichen, ...Read more
CINCINNATI — It was leaning in this direction as the short week progressed for the Miami Dolphins. Now, it indeed appears to be happening, barring a setback.
Tagovailoa, officially listed as questionable for Miami entering Thursday for the night game in Cincinnati, is expected to be ready to go and play against the Bengals, a league source ...Read more
An uptick. Improvement. It is what we needed, and got. After a poor two-week start to our 32nd season of NFL predictions in the Miami Herald, we bounced back with a solid Week 3 at 10-6 overall and 8-8 against the spread. We nailed our Upset of the Week with Dolphins beating Bills (“Aawwk!”) and had three other smaller outright upsets with ...Read more
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