Free Agency-Dolphins Capsule
MIAMI DOLPHINS (7-9)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Stephone Anthony, RB Brandon Bolden, TE A.J. Derby, QB David Fales, TE MarQueis Gray, RB Frank Gore, DE William Hayes, DT Evander "Ziggy"...
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.
NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day
NEW YORK (AP) — The toughest opponent for many NFL players and coaches during the blazing hot days of training camp sits far above the football field.
The sun's powerful ultraviolet rays are a leading cause of skin cancer, and shade is rare at most practice sites. So, slathered-on sunscreen, big bucket hats, long-sleeved T-shirts and slick sunglasses serve as lead blockers.
Miami Dolphins free agency capsule
MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: SS Michael Thomas, Walt Aikens and S Nate Allen; QBs Matt Moore and Jay Cutler; LBs Lamin Barrow and Koa Misi; G Jermon Bushrod; LS John Denney; TE Anthony Fasano; DEs Terrence Fede and William Hayes; K Cody Parkey; CB Alterraun Verner; RB Damien Williams; OT Sam Young.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB David Fales; LB Neville Hewitt; G Anthony Steen.
Safety McDonald signs $24 million extension with Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) — Suspended safety T.J. McDonald signed a $24 million, four-year extension through 2021 with the Miami Dolphins, who also decided Saturday to keep five undrafted rookies — at least for now.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — When the final pass at practice Thursday fell incomplete in a goal-line situation, Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase joined the offense by dropping to the turf and doing punitive pushups.
A former offensive coordinator beginning his second year as a head coach, Gase leaves no doubt that's he responsible and rooting for his entire team. But as the pushups showed, he remains an offensive guy at heart.
Steelers tight end Green out against Dolphins
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without one of their big downfield weapons against Miami on Sunday.
Tight end Ladarius Green is inactive for the wild-card game against the Dolphins while he continues to recover from a concussion. Green missed Pittsburgh's last two games but practiced twice this week before being held out of workouts on Friday.
Miami Dolphins’ 14-10 rally past Rams is pure Hollywood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There was no "win one for the Gipper" speech, but everything else about the Miami Dolphins' improbable 14-10 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Rams was pure Hollywood.
There was drama, as an offense that had done almost nothing scored twice in the final 6:40. There was action, as wide receiver Jarvis Landry was pushed into the end zone as part of a massive 10-man scrum to finally get the Dolphins on the scoreboard.