Kenny Stills giving NFL money to Colin Kaepernick’s charity
ATLANTA (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills tells The Associated Press he's donating the money he receives from the league for being an NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year award nominee to Colin Kaepernick's charity.
NFL ICYMI: Good as Belichick is, Pats erred on Miami Miracle
Bill Belichick is universally recognized as one of the best coaches — if not THE best coach — in NFL history, and he owns the Super Bowl titles to prove it. That doesn't mean he — or his entire New England Patriots staff — is infallible.
Dolphins’ Tankersley out for season with torn ACL
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins backup cornerback Cordrea Tankersley has a torn knee ligament, the ninth player on the team to sustain a season-ending injury.
"We can't afford any more," coach Adam Gase said Friday. He said the same thing Monday.
The Dolphins also disclosed that quarterback Ryan Tannehill's injury to his throwing shoulder is a capsule injury. He'll miss his fourth game in a row Sunday against the New York Jets.
Texans and Dolphins both missing receivers
HOUSTON (AP) — Both the Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins were without a starting receiver on Thursday night with Houston's Keke Coutee out with a hamstring injury and Miami's Kenny Stills inactive because of a groin injury.
Gase: Hip injury to Dolphins WR Wilson likely season-ending
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Running out of receivers, Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase pressed running back Kenyan Drake into duty as a wideout with a quick tutorial.
"We were telling Kenyan, 'Run straight, turn left,'" Gase said. "We were trying to get creative. It'll be interesting to see how we do it this week."
The Dolphins (4-3) need all of their inventiveness — and some reinforcements — to address a void difficult to fill.
Agent for Dolphins’ Parker says receiver should be playing
MIAMI (AP) — The agent for Miami Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker says his client is healthy and should be playing, and questions coach Adam Gase's competence.
Parker has played in only two games this season and was inactive for Sunday's loss to the Detroit Lions. He was sorely missed when receiver Albert Wilson was sidelined in the first half with a leg injury, and receiver Kenny Stills also limped off the field late in the game.
Bengals tackle Geno Atkins tied for NFL lead in sacks
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ryan Tannehill tried to give his receiver a little more time to get open, but Geno Atkins was having none of it.
The Bengals tackle closed quickly and smacked into the Dolphins quarterback as he released an incomplete pass to Kenny Stills.
Just the start of a long day for Miami's overmatched blockers.
‘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.
Only a handful take action during anthem on NFL’s 1st Sunday
DENVER (AP) — Last season, the Seattle Seahawks led the league when it came to the number of players willing to make a statement while the national anthem played.
To start this season, that wave of Seahawks has dwindled to only two players.
Linemen Duane Brown and Quinton Jefferson walked off the field and waited in the tunnel while a field-sized American flag was unfurled and the national anthem played before their season opener Sunday in Denver.
2 players kneel for anthem, Kaepernick tweets to thank them
DENVER (AP) — Colin Kaepernick called them his brothers.
Dolphins teammates Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson were the only two players to kneel during the national anthem on the NFL's opening Sunday, and Kaepernick, who is no longer welcome on an NFL sideline, made sure to offer his thanks to them via social media .
Dolphins’ Stills encouraged by Nike ad deal with Kaepernick
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he's encouraged by Nike's new endorsement deal with his friend and fellow activist Colin Kaepernick, and wishes the NFL would show similar support for their cause.
Kaepernick, a leader of the movement against social injustice that has prompted player protests during the national anthem, is among the faces of Nike's 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign.
Dolphins WR Parker misses 2nd practice with hand injury
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins fourth-year wide receiver DeVante Parker has a hand injury that as kept him out of training camp practice for two days in a row.
"Right now we're going to be going week to week," head coach Adam Gase said of Parker's status Tuesday. "I mean right now he wouldn't be able to catch the ball. So we'll just keep evaluating that and we just need to make sure that we're keeping him in great shape and when they tell us that he's good to go we'll have him ready to go."
Stills, 2 other Dolphins protest during national anthem
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kenny Stills kneeled in protest during the national anthem Thursday, and said he offered a prayer of thanks that he had a teammate's support.
Stills and two other Miami Dolphins renewed their protests before an exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, triggering yet another round of debate about the divisive NFL issue.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — On the second day of training camp Friday, Miami Dolphins middle linebacker Raekwon McMillan spent much of the morning dropping into pass coverage and chasing tight ends, running backs and even speedy receiver Kenny Stills.
It'll be different Saturday, when the Dolphins put on pads for the first time and conduct contact drills.
"That's what middle linebackers live for," McMillan said with a grin, "so I'm ready for all of that."
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills vacationed this offseason in Africa, led several teammates on a training trip to Nebraska and returned to find the NFL's national anthem debate again at peak volume.
"We've got to clean up how things are looking," Stills said following the Dolphins' first training camp practice Thursday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Dannell Ellerbe had to wait a lot longer than he thought he would.
When the New Orleans Saints decided to release the talented but injury-prone linebacker on the eve of training camp, Ellerbe expected to have a new home not long after he was officially released in late August.
Kenny Stills, two Miami Dolphins teammates kneel for anthem during Monday Night Football
MIAMI GARDENS–Three Miami Dolphins players continued their season-long demonstration by kneeling during the national anthem for tonight’s nationally televised game against the Patriots.
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Bennett, Jenkins, Stills among NFL Man of Year nominees
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award honors a man's involvement in the community and performance on the playing field.
In this season marked by kneeling during the national anthem by some players as they protest social injustice, three of those demonstrators are on the list of 32 nominees announced Thursday.
Circus catch, 98 yards, touchdown: Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills continues big season
MIAMI GARDENS—It’s gone slightly under the radar that wide receiver Kenny Stills is putting together one of the best seasons of his career. It’s already his best year with the Dolphins.
After a nondescript start to the season in which he averaged 2.8 catches and 32.6 yards through the first five games, Stills is on a hot streak. He continued his recent run with 98 yards and a touchdown on five catches in today’s 35-9 win over Denver.
FOXBORO -- You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the wind and you don’t direct crap-talk at Tom Brady. Unless you are Kenny Stills.
The Dolphins wideout rode the Patriots Hall of Fame-bound quarterback pretty good from the Miami sideline during Sunday’s game and -- as Stills sees it -- it had an effect.
Dolphins’ Stills questionable against Bucs with back injury
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills is questionable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay because of a back injury that forced him to leave practice this week.
Stills left practice on Thursday and sat out the workout on Friday. Coach Adam Gase said he was feeling better.
Stills hasn't missed a game since 2015. He ranks second on the team this year with 33 catches for 408 yards and four scores.
About 18 players protest during national anthem
Associated Press journalists counted 18 NFL players protesting during the national anthem before games on Sunday.
Miami Dolphins players Julius Thomas, Michael Thomas and Kenny Stills knelt during the anthem before Sunday night's game against the Raiders.
Before recent games, the three players waited in the tunnel during the anthem. Coach Adam Gase had established a team rule requiring players either to stand for the anthem or stay in the tunnel.
Should fantasy owners sit or start Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills tonight?
Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills had his best game of the season in Week 7, and the team will need him to have another big game Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens.
Stills will have to work with Matt Moore under center, as starting quarterback Jay Cutler is sidelined with a chest injury. He linked up with Moore for two touchdowns in Sunday’s win over the New York Jets.
The Ravens have a tough defense, allowing the second-lowest completion percentage in the league at 55 percent.
Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills catches two late touchdowns in comeback win over Jets
Kenny Stills finally gave in Sunday.
After weeks of persistent persuasion, Stills accepted teammate Isaac Asiata’s offer to put on the same facial war paint which the Dolphins guard is known for wearing during games.
The Dolphins might want Stills to make it a tradition.
Josh Norman among players to speak with NFL owners about anthem protest
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman will be one of 12 players Tuesday to speak with NFL owners on the league's stance regarding the national anthem and player protests.
Norman was spotted Tuesday in New York ahead of the league's fall meetings.
A list of participants for today's anthem meetings at the @NFL Headquarters pic.twitter.com/NOlx1z2M6i Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 17, 2017
Former Oklahoma Sooners, current Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills hauled in all four of his targets for 49 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 20-17 win over the Falcons.
Though Stills wasn't heavily targeted on the day, he maximized his output by snaring every ball thrown his way.
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Falcons’ latest blown lead turns into Dolphins’ 20-17 win
ATLANTA (AP) — Just in time for a Super Bowl rematch with New England, the Atlanta Falcons felt the too-familiar anguish of blowing another big lead.
The opportunistic Miami Dolphins delivered the reminder.
Reshad Jones intercepted a pass deflected by Cordrea Tankersley with 39 seconds remaining, clinching Miami's come-from-behind 20-17 win over Atlanta on Sunday.
Stills surprised to be joined by Goodell for police visit
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he was pleasantly surprised to be joined by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for visits with police and youngsters in an effort to build better community relations.
"It was nice for him to take some time out of his day to make it and see what we're doing," Stills said Wednesday.
Dolphins looking to bounce back at home
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins are hoping to bounce back after a disappointing start as they did last season.
Coming off a 20-0 loss to the New Orleans Saints in London and dropping to 1-2, the Dolphins have returned to South Florida in preparation to host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
"It is what it is," coach Adam Gase said. "I'm fine. They're fine. We'll come out here and we'll go practice."
Saints kneel before, not during, anthem as NFL Week 4 begins
New Orleans Saints players, coaches and staff knelt before the start of the national anthem but stood in unison once it began ahead of their game against the Miami Dolphins at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday.
A week ago, demonstrations were organized across the NFL in response to President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem. The Jacksonville Jaguars' Shad Khan was the first owner to join his players before the game, standing arm-in-arm with them.
Dolphins WR Stills calls for athletes to support Kaepernick
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kenny Stills wants to know why more athletes aren't standing with Colin Kaepernick.
The Miami Dolphins receiver has restated his questions from a series of tweets Tuesday questioning the support across sports for Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback currently out of football after his protests during the national anthem last season.
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Tough WR market gets late, unexpected jolt from Maclin, Decker releases
An odd offseason to secure WR help took a late, unexpected turn over the past few days with the abrupt releases of veterans Jeremy Maclin and Eric Decker.
Stills, Branch agree to deals to stay with Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) — On the eve of free agency, the Miami Dolphins invested heavily in roster stability.
Receiver Kenny Stills and defensive end Andre Branch accepted offers to remain in Miami rather than test the free agent market beginning Thursday.
Stills signed a $32 million, four-year contract, ensuring the Dolphins will keep their best deep threat. He led Miami last year with nine touchdown catches.
This season, the Philadelphia Eagles issues at wide receiver were well-documented. From Nelson Agholor dropping passes and Dorial Green-Beckham not seeing the field as much and reportedly valuing the Philadelphia nightlife over football, it left Jordan Matthews being the only consistent option for quarterback Carson Wentz.
PATRIOTS 35, DOLPHINS 14
A year ago, the depleted Patriots went to Miami and lost home-field advantage in the playoffs, and it cost them dearly. They had no intention of repeating that mess.
Moore sets career high with 4 TDs as Miami routs Jets
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matt Moore's first game as Ryan Tannehill's replacement was the best of his career.
The nine-year veteran stepped in Saturday night by throwing for four touchdowns in keeping the Miami Dolphins' playoff hopes very much alive with a 34-13 rout of the New York Jets.
In his first start since Jan. 1, 2012 — a Dolphins victory over the Jets, with current New York coach Todd Bowles serving as interim Miami coach — Moore picked apart the mistake-prone hosts.