Rebuilding Dolphins take win-later approach into draft
MIAMI (AP) — Since last season the Miami Dolphins have parted with their top three quarterbacks, their leading rusher and top receiver, three veteran defensive ends and three starting offensive...
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13. MIAMI DOLPHINS (7-9)
LAST SEASON: Dolphins were worse than their record — they allowed 6,257 yards, most in franchise history, and offense was also among league's most inept, finishing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase gathered his Jets players for their first team meeting last week and clearly stated their goal for this season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cornerback Alterraun Verner is signing a one-day contract with the Tennessee Titans to retire with the team that drafted him.
MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Ricardo Louis signed a one-year contract Monday with his hometown team, the Miami Dolphins, after missing the entire 2018 season following neck surgery.
The Cowboys have agreed to acquire defensive end Robert Quinn from the Miami Dolphins for a sixth-round draft pick in a trade to bolster the Dallas pass rush while the club works on a long-term...
Buffalo Bills sign running back/returner Senorise Perry
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills continue stockpiling free agents by signing running back and return specialist Senorise Perry to a one-year contract.
After complaining about fans, Wozniacki returns to Miami
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is back at the Miami Open after complaining last year about crowd behavior.
Wozniacki said she decided to return partly because the...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Three-time tournament champion Venus Williams won her opening match Thursday at the new site of the Miami Open by beating Dalila Jakupovic 7-5, 6-3.
MIAMI (AP) — Veteran linebacker Mike Hull has agreed to terms on a one-year deal to remain with the Miami Dolphins, his team since his rookie season in 2015.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Victoria Azarenka won the first match on the stadium court at the new site of the Miami Open by beating Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.
MIAMI (AP) — Experience tells Ryan Fitzpatrick that his job with the Miami Dolphins might not last long.
After all, they are his eighth team. And for now, at least, he is glad to be their...
Former Jaguars guard-center Reed signs with Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) — Guard-center Chris Reed has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who lost three offensive linemen at the start of free agency.
Reed spent the past four seasons with the Jacksonville...
Changeover: Miami Open tennis moves to Dolphins’ home
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — At the main entrance to the Miami Dolphins' stadium stands a statue of Dan Marino as a witness to a game-changing completion.
MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick will become the Miami Dolphins' caretaker quarterback.
The well-traveled veteran agreed to terms Sunday on an $11 million, two-year contract as a replacement to...
Miami QB Ryan Tannehill traded to Titans for draft picks
MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Tannehill has a new team. Now the Miami Dolphins need a new quarterback.
Miami traded Tannehill on Friday to the Tennessee Titans in a deal that also involved draft picks....
MIAMI (AP) — Free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met Wednesday night with the Miami Dolphins to discuss playing for his hometown team, but his visit ended without a contract...
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WR DeVante Parker gets another chance with Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) — Former first-round pick DeVante Parker will get another chance to show the Miami Dolphins he's not a bust.
The unlucky, underachieving receiver signed an incentive-laden,...
MIAMI (AP) — Joe Auer, who returned a kickoff for a Miami Dolphins touchdown on the franchise's first play, has died at age 77.
The Dolphins confirmed that Auer died Saturday in Winter Park,...
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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Tight end Dwayne Allen has agreed to a $7 million, two-year contract with the Miami Dolphins after helping the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl last month.
WR Danny Amendola released by Miami Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Danny Amendola has been released by the Miami Dolphins, creating $6 million salary cap space for the team.
Amendola, 33, had 59 receptions for 575 yards last year, both...
Dolphins release DE Andre Branch, G Ted Larsen
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released defensive end Andre Branch and guard Ted Larsen, part of their effort to pare payroll in advance of free agency next week.
McKenzie hired by Dolphins as senior personnel executive
MIAMI (AP) — Former NFL executive of the year Reggie McKenzie has been hired by the Miami Dolphins as a senior personnel executive under general manager Chris Grier.
The move was the latest change in football operations for the Dolphins following a 7-9 season. Grier was given more authority last month, and Brian Flores was hired as coach to replace the fired Adam Gase.
Long snapper, long time: Dolphins’ Denney eyes 15th season
MIAMI (AP) — Long snapper John Denney has re-signed for a 15th season with the Miami Dolphins.
The 40-year-old Denney's streak of 224 consecutive games is the longest in team history and the longest active streak in the NFL. He's the longest-tenured active Dolphins player and has played in every game since the start of his rookie season in 2005.
‘Whirlwind’: Flores goes from Super Bowl champs to Dolphins
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — When Brian Flores was asked how he celebrated winning the Super Bowl, he paused for several seconds and laughed.
"I kissed my wife on the field," Flores said.
Then it was on to the next challenge, and a big one — fixing the Miami Dolphins. Flores, the New England Patriots' linebackers coach and defensive play-caller, was hired Monday as Miami's head coach.
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The Latest: Patriots set Super Bowl records with 6th title
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times EST):
The New England Patriots added even more luster to the franchise's rich championship history on Sunday.
Their victory over the Los Angeles Rams put a stamp on a season that started 1-2, but ended with New England becoming the first team since the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins to win the Super Bowl after losing it the previous season.
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.
Head-coaches-in-waiting Taylor, Flores focused on Super Bowl
ATLANTA (AP) — Quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor isn't allowed to talk about what will happen next week after the Los Angeles Rams' trip to the Super Bowl is over and the Cincinnati Bengals hire their next head coach.
Brian Flores, the New England Patriots' unofficial defensive coordinator, says it would be disrespectful for him to discuss what's going on with his own career until next week, when the Miami Dolphins make their own head coaching hire.
Patriots’ assistant Brian Flores meets again with Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) — New England Patriots defensive play-caller Brian Flores is taking a break from his Super Bowl preparations to meet with the Miami Dolphins, who are expected to hire him as head coach after the title game.
The meeting Wednesday was Flores' second with the Dolphins. He was the first candidate interviewed for the job by owner Stephen Ross and general manager Chris Grier on Jan. 4, and they targeted him a week later as their choice to succeed Adam Gase.
Dolphins must wait to seal deal with Patriots’ Flores
MIAMI (AP) — While the 2018 NFL champion has yet to be crowned, much of the league is already looking ahead to the 2019 season, and so far the Miami Dolphins are in last place.
Las Vegas oddsmakers recently made the Dolphins a 300-1 choice to win the Super Bowl in Miami a year from now, by far the league's longest odds.
Former Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg dies at age 71
MIAMI (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg, a six-time Pro Bowl selection and member of the only NFL team to achieve a perfect season, died at age 71.
His death Saturday was confirmed by the Dolphins, who had no further details.
Pats’ assistant Flores is finalist in Miami coaching search
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins are turning to their AFC East nemesis for help.
New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores is a finalist in the Dolphins' coaching search, a person familiar with the decision said Friday, and they're expected to offer him the job when his team's postseason ends.
The person confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins weren't commenting publicly about the status of the search.
Jets make it official, hire former Dolphins coach Adam Gase
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets officially have Adam Gase in place.
The team announced the hiring of the former Miami Dolphins coach as their head coach Friday after coming to an agreement on Wednesday night.
AP source: Jets hire former Dolphins coach Adam Gase
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets stayed in the AFC East to find their new head coach.
Former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase agreed Wednesday night to take the Jets job, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
The hiring ends a 10-day, wide-open search for New York, which met with seven other coaches about their vacancy, including Mike McCarthy, Kris Richard, Jim Caldwell, Eric Bieniemy, Todd Monken, Matt Rhule and Kliff Kingsbury, who took the Arizona Cardinals job.
NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: New York Jets hire former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase as head coach.
Cowboys secondary coach Richard interviews with Dolphins
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys secondary coach Kris Richard is the fourth candidate to interview for the Miami Dolphins' coaching job.
Fresh off his team's wild-card playoff win over Seattle, Richard met Sunday with the Dolphins. They earlier interviewed New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores and Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy.
Jets interview former Packers coach Mike McCarthy
NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets' search for a new coach is kicking into high gear.
The team announced Saturday it completed its interview with former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, the third known coach to meet with New York since Todd Bowles was fired last Sunday night.
Dolphins interview Saints’ Allen for head coaching job
MIAMI (AP) — New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen is the third candidate to interview for the Miami Dolphins' coaching job.
He met Saturday with the Dolphins, who earlier interviewed New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores and Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy. Miami is seeking a replacement for Adam Gase, fired Monday after three seasons.
Dolphins interview Flores, Bieniemy for head coaching job
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have begun their search for a coach who's ready to lose this year.
Jets interview former Dolphins coach Adam Gase
NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have interviewed former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase for their head coaching vacancy.
Gase is the second known meeting New York has had as it looks for a replacement for Todd Bowles , who was fired last Sunday night after he went 24-40 in four seasons.
The Jets spoke with Gase on Friday after interviewing Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy in Kansas City on Wednesday.
Dolphins fire Gase after 7-9 season; Tannenbaum demoted
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins' coaching carousel is spinning again.
Adam Gase was fired Monday as part of the latest organizational shake-up after the Dolphins finished 7-9 and missed the playoffs for the 15th time in 17 years. Owner Stephen Ross ordered a roster overhaul and acknowledged it may take several seasons to build a winner.
Bills rout Dolphins 42-17 in Kyle Williams’ final game
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — As they bid farewell to their unquestioned leader, defensive tackle Kyle Williams, the Buffalo Bills also enjoyed a glimpse into an encouraging future.
Tannehill may be about to play final game for Dolphins
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill is hoping he'll be the Miami Dolphins' quarterback again in 2019, which may place him in the minority in South Florida.
Long-suffering Dolphins fans are ready to move on, gauging from Twitter buzz and boos that rained down on Tannehill and his offense in last week's dismal home finale.
AFC Beast: Pats’ divisional dominance still drives opponents
FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (AP) — The New England Patriots have set a benchmark for divisional dominance in the NFL for nearly two decades.
Their mastery of the AFC East with coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady leading the way — 10 straight titles and 16 in 19 seasons since 2000 — has proven to be somewhat of a double-edged sword for its division opponents.
It's the curse that haunts them and the engine that drives them.
Dolphins’ Gase says he doesn’t need to lobby to keep job
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — With the playoffs now out of reach, Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says injuries sabotaged the season, and quarterback Ryan Tannehill never had a chance to be fairly evaluated.
And does the head coach deserve to return in 2019?
"I don't need to lobby for my job," Gase said Monday. "I'm not worried about that."
Blake Bortles rallies Jaguars past Dolphins 17-7
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Weeks after losing his job, Blake Bortles stepped back into the Jacksonville Jaguars huddle with the score tied and the offense sputtering.
"He said, 'Let's go, boys, I'm back,'" teammate Dede Westbrook said.
Bortles came off the bench late in the third quarter and provided a spark Sunday, helping Jacksonville eliminate the Miami Dolphins from the AFC playoff race by winning 17-7 .
Dolphins heading to another long offseason
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — With the clock winding down and another loss at hand, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross slumped in his skybox seat, right elbow resting heavily on the armrest, right hand pinching his forehead as if trying to intercept an oncoming headache.
Down below, a small crowd mustered big boos.
The Dolphins lost again, and will sit out the playoffs again. And so speculation about yet another possible organizational shake-up by Ross has begun.