Fitzpatrick sidelined for Sunday after testing positive for Covid-19 per reports
All rights reserved)Miami Dolphins wide receiver Isaiah Ford, left, celebrates with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick after defeating the Las Vegas Raiders in an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)DAVIE, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins will be without Ryan Fitzpatrick for the regular season finale at the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports that Fitzpatrick tested positive for Covid-19. The veteran came off the bench and led the Dolphins to an improbable 26-25 win at the Las Vegas Raiders. With a win, the Dolphins will get into the Playoffs.
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.
The Latest: Duke-Miami women's basketball game postponed
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Atlantic Coast Conference says Sunday's women’s basketball game between Duke and Miami has been postponed as part of multiple schedule adjustments. Two days after that game, the ACC announced the Cardinals’ home game against North Carolina set for Sunday was postponed due to coronavirus issues within the Cardinals program. Running backs Matt Breida (COVID-19 list) and Salvon Ahmed (shoulder) were already sidelined. It’s the third Washington State game that has been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Cal (1-3) and Washington State (1-2) are struggling to qualify for postseason play.
Dolphins RB Myles Gaskin out against Kansas City after being placed on reserve/COVID-19 list
DAVIE, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins running back room can’t seem to catch a break this season. Myles Gaskin will miss Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs after being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Gaskin, who missed four weeks due to a knee injury, returned to the Dolphins backfield last weekend when Miami defeated the Cincinnati Bengals. The Dolphins also elevated Elijah McGuire from the practice squad to take Gaskin’s spot on the roster. During his two seasons with New York, McGuire accumulated 591 yards on 180 rushes, averaging 3.3 yards per carry.