Dolphins stun Raiders 26-25 to move step closer to playoffs
during the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. Fitzpatrick's desperation heave to Mack Hollins set up Jason Sanders’ 44-yard field goal as the Dolphins drove the field in the final 19 seconds to move one step closer to a playoff berth with an improbable 26-25 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday night. The move to play for the field goal backfired as the Raiders lost on a kick instead. My head was getting ripped off.”The penalty moved the ball down to the Las Vegas 26, setting up Sanders’ winning kick. Las Vegas then ran out most of the clock but not enough.
You can't say the crowds influenced rusty NFL officials
“For one, he was clamping me the whole time,” Green complained afterward, saying the officials should call it both ways. “Honestly, it reminded me of the times I was back at the College of San Mateo, my junior college,” Edelman said. It brought me back at least to high school, junior college, college. In some ways, it brings the game back to why you started playing, just to love playing the game. ___With contributions from AP Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell and AP Sports Writers Tim Booth, Larry Lage and Kyle Hightower.
Dolphins safeties Jones and McCain go on injured reserve
Associated PressDAVIE, Fla. - Miami Dolphins starting safeties Reshad Jones and safety Bobby McCain have been placed on injured reserve, further depleting a secondary hit hard by injuries this year. Jones, the Dolphins' highest-paid player at $13 million, suffered a cracked rib earlier this season and played in just four games. Pro Bowl cornerback Xavien Howard played in just five games before going on injured reserve last month with a knee injury. Receiver Gary Jennings also went on injured reserve Wednesday. Safety Adrian Colbert was signed off Seattle's practice squad, linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel was activated from injured reserve and defensive tackle Gerald Willis was promoted from the practice squad.
Dolphins cornerback Bobby McCain to be disciplined following incident with fan
Associated PressDAVIE, Fla. - Dolphins head coach Brian Flores said he is disciplining cornerback Bobby McCain. This all stems from an interaction with a Buffalo fan following Sunday's loss for Miami. The Buffalo News is reporting that McCain spit on one fan and threatened to spit on a 13-year-old boy who heckled him. Head Coach Brian Flores said, "I talked to Bobby about this this morning. We're going to discipline Bobby for that.