Chiefs top seed in AFC, but title game could be in AtlantaJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
Patrick Mahomes is the graybeard of the quarterbacks in the AFC playoffs even though he's only 27 and wasn't even born yet when Tom Brady was a freshman at the University of Michigan in 1995.
With Tua Tagovailoa (concussion) out and Teddy Bridgewater, 30, also hurt, the Miami Dolphins are preparing rookie Skylar Thompson, 25, to start at Buffalo this weekend.
Tagovailoa out, rookie Thompson to start for Miami vs. JetsJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss his second straight game with a concussion and rookie Skylar Thompson is expected to start Sunday against the New York Jets, Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel said Friday.
Miami signs Mike Glennon to practice squad amid QB injuriesJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins signed veteran quarterback Mike Glennon to their practice squad Wednesday amid injuries to Tua Tagovailoa and Teddy Bridgewater.
Tagovailoa has been out since suffering a concussion in a Week 16 loss to Green Bay.
Injury-plagued Dolphins still alive despite latest setbackJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Skylar Thompson didn’t have much time to react after another Miami Dolphins quarterback exited with an injury.
“I got like two throws," the rookie said. "It was quick, but it’s part of the job.”
Miami QB status up in air after Bridgewater injured vs. PatsJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater's availability for the Dolphins' regular-season finale against the New York Jets next week is up in the air after he left Miami's 23-21 loss to the New England Patriots with a right finger injury.
Dugger INT return helps lift Pats over fading Dolphins 23-21January 1, 2023 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — His team clutching a two-point lead, the ball on the 1-yard line and the season in the balance, Mac Jones decided to improvise.
Facing third-and-goal, the Patriots quarterback looked to his left and saw a Dolphins defense guarding against a run and linebacker Duke Riley spread out covering Jakobi Meyers.
Tua Tagovailoa officially out with concussion at New EnglandDecember 30, 2022 GMT
Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has officially been ruled out for Sunday's game at New England after suffering a concussion in Miami's Christmas Day loss to Green Bay.
Miami coach Mike McDaniel said Friday that Tagovailoa is still in the NFL's concussion protocol and is day to day as he focuses on his health.
Without Tua, Dolphins need to find a win to reach playoffsDecember 29, 2022 GMT
With a four-game losing streak, the Dolphins squandered an easy path to the playoffs and now need to win at least one — or possibly both — of their last two games to reach the postseason.
And they will probably have to do it with a backup quarterback.
Dolphins, Patriots square off with playoff chances at stakeDecember 29, 2022 GMT
MIAMI (8-7) at NEW ENGLAND (7-8)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Patriots by 3
McDaniel: Tua suffered concussion in loss to PackersDecember 28, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained his second concussion of the season in last week’s loss to Green Bay, Miami coach Mike McDaniel confirmed Wednesday.
Tagovailoa has not been officially ruled out for Sunday’s pivotal game at New England, though it’s unknown when the Dolphins will see him on the field again.
Dolphins hoping to get running game going against LionsOctober 27, 2022 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — The Miami Dolphins know their offense needs more balance if they want to take a big step forward this season.
They also recognize they might never get a better chance to fix that than this week against the Detroit Lions.
Cook’s late touchdown ices Vikings’ 24-16 win over DolphinsOctober 16, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dalvin Cook is very familiar with the Hard Rock Stadium end zones, having scored in them often in high school and college.
Playing less than 10 miles from where he shined as a prep, Cook rushed for a 53-yard insurance touchdown in the fourth quarter to give the Minnesota Vikings a 24-16 win over the injury-riddled Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
Dolphins lose another QB to injury, drop 3rd straight gameOctober 16, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Skylar Thompson's expected one-week run as the Miami Dolphins' starting quarterback lasted for just over one quarter.
And the team's revolving door under center continued.
AP source: Tagovailoa, Bridgewater out of protocolsOctober 15, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa and Teddy Bridgewater have completed all of the return-to-play steps required by the NFL and are no longer in the league’s recently revised concussion protocols, a person with knowledge of the decisions said Saturday.
Hot Vikings pose tough Week 6 test for ebbing DolphinsOctober 13, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel views adversity as an opportunity.
His top two quarterbacks, Tua Tagovailoa and Teddy Bridgewater, are in the concussion protocol.
Analysis: NFL can’t find elusive sweet spot to protect QBsOctober 11, 2022 GMT
One week, the NFL is getting blasted for not taking care of its quarterbacks. The next, it's being lambasted for treating them like they're crystal.
Dolphins’ Bridgewater still in concussion protocolOctober 10, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dolphins quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is still showing no concussion symptoms after a hit against the Jets on Sunday caused him to leave the game, but he remains in the concussion protocol after the NFL's revised concussion rules.
Jets run past Dolphins 40-17, snap 12-game skid vs. AFC EastOctober 9, 2022 GMT
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets got a big play on defense and then kept running on offense.
All the way to a blowout win — and against an AFC East rival, at that.
New York got a safety on Miami's first offensive play when Teddy Bridgewater was forced out of the game, and the Jets ran past the Dolphins 40-17 on Sunday.
Without Tua, Dolphins will need to address red-zone issuesSeptember 30, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins started 3-0 thanks in part to their efficiency in the red zone and some inspired play late in games by quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
They didn't have either Thursday night against Cincinnati.
Bengals top Miami 27-15 after injured Tagovailoa carted offSeptember 30, 2022 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Behind an overhauled offensive line coalescing in front of quarterback Joe Burrow and a defense forcing turnovers, the Cincinnati Bengals are looking more like the defending AFC champions.
Brett Rypien surprise winner as Russell Wilson’s backupSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — When Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett texted Brett Rypien on cutdown day asking him to drop by the team's facilities, the former Boise State star had a sinking feeling that he'd been cut coming out of camp again.
With new coach, playmakers, Dolphins hope for AFC resurgenceAugust 23, 2022 GMT
MIAMI DOLPHINS (10-7)
New faces: Head coach Mike McDaniel (former 49ers offensive coordinator), WR Tyreek Hill, RB Chase Edmonds, T Terron Armstead, WR Cedrick Wilson Jr, LB Melvin Ingram, QB Teddy Bridgewater, OL Connor Williams, RB Raheem Mostert, DB Keion Crossen, FB Alec Ingold.
Denver Broncos feature new QB, new coach and new ownershipJuly 15, 2022 GMT
DENVER BRONCOS (7-10)
CAMP SITE: Englewood, Colorado
LAST YEAR: The Broncos extended their playoff drought to six seasons since winning Super Bowl 50, a record dry spell following a championship.
Miami Dolphins training camp starts the Mike McDaniel eraJuly 15, 2022 GMT
MIAMI DOLPHINS (9-8)
CAMP SITE: Miami Gardens, Florida
LAST YEAR: The Dolphins had quite the strange season, winning their opener, losing their next seven games, then winning their next seven games, ending up with a winning record and missing the playoffs for a fifth consecutive season anyway.
Dearth of premier passers in draft had QB carousel spinningApril 23, 2022 GMT
A dearth of premier passers in the upcoming NFL draft meant the quarterback carousel spun faster than ever this spring.
Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan, Marcus Mariota, Carson Wentz, Teddy Bridgewater, Drew Lock and Deshaun Watson all changed teams in 2022.
Dolphins will look to address very specific needs in draftApril 22, 2022 GMT
102. MIAMI DOLPHINS (9-8)
LAST SEASON: The Dolphins finished one game away from a wild-card spot despite a 1-7 start to the season, then reeling off seven consecutive wins to make things very interesting.
Broncos gave up high picks for Wilson but still have 9 leftApril 22, 2022 GMT
No. 64. DENVER BRONCOS (7-10)
LAST SEASON: The Broncos’ post-Peyton Manning slide continued after journeyman QB Teddy Bridgewater beat out incumbent Drew Lock in training camp and went 7-7 before a season-ending concussion in December.
Bridgewater excited to be back in Miami, quiet on his roleMarch 21, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater is presumably the Miami Dolphins’ backup quarterback for this coming season.
The key word there is “presumably.”
If Bridgewater is in fact committed to backing up Tua Tagovailoa in 2022, he’s not saying.
Dolphins bring Bridgewater home, keeping DE Emmanuel OgbahMarch 14, 2022 GMT
Monday marked the start of this year's legal tampering period in the NFL, when teams can contact players who are about to become unrestricted free agents and negotiate possible deals.
The Miami Dolphins' sales pitch was clearly working.
Broncos have their QB, now they need to beef up both linesMarch 10, 2022 GMT
DENVER BRONCOS (7-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Teddy Bridgewater, CB Kyle Fuller, RB Melvin Gordon, CB Bryce Callahan, S Kareem Jackson, LB Alexander Johnson, RT Bobby Massie, EDGE Stephen Weatherly, DL Shamar Stephen, RT Cameron Fleming, CB Mike Ford, C Brett Jones, TE Eric Saubert, CB Nate Harrison, DL Justin Hamilton, ILB Josey Jewell, ILB Kenny Young,
Bridgewater wants to play in ’22 with future uncertain againJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater wants to return for a ninth NFL season in 2022 whether that's in Denver or elsewhere.
Bridgewater indicated Thursday that retirement hasn't crossed his mind as he's dealt with the aftereffects of his second concussion of the season, which came on Dec.
Lock preparing for another start with Bridgewater still outDecember 29, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater remains sidelined with a concussion, so Drew Lock is preparing to make his second straight start Sunday when the Denver Broncos visit the Los Angeles Chargers.
List of inactive players for NFL games in Week 16December 26, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH AT KANSAS CITY
Steelers: TE Pat Freiermuth (concussion); DE Chris Wormley (groin); LB Buddy Johnson (foot); QB Dwayne Haskins; P Pressley Harvin; P Cameron Nizialek.
Chiefs: TE Travis Kelce (COVID-19); LB Nick Bolton (COVID-19); RT Lucas Niang (COVID-19); QB Shane Buechele.
Broncos return to Lock with Bridgewater out with concussionDecember 22, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock is preparing for his first — and maybe final — start of 2021 for the Denver Broncos.
Coach Vic Fangio ruled out starter Teddy Bridgewater, who has a concussion, for their game Sunday against the Raiders but said it's possible he'll return next week against the Chargers if he's medically cleared: “Whatever’s best for his health moving forward is what we’ll do.”
Bridgewater out of hospital but unlikely to play next weekDecember 20, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are preparing backup quarterback Drew Lock for his first start of the season at Las Vegas next weekend after Teddy Bridgewater was knocked unconscious Sunday against the Bengals, carted off the field and hospitalized overnight.
Broncos QB Bridgewater in hospital with head injuryDecember 20, 2021 GMT
Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was taken to a hospital for a head injury after he was carted off the field in the third quarter of Denver's 15-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
Bridgewater was hurt in a scary collision that also sent Bengals linebacker Joe Bachie from the game with a leg injury.
Bridgewater hospitalized overnight after head injury in lossDecember 20, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater was hospitalized overnight for evaluation of a head injury following a scary collision that appeared to knock him unconscious during the Denver Broncos' 15-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
Lesson learned: Broncos make Rypien their quarantined QBDecember 18, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos learned a painful lesson last year when they were forced to play a game without a quarterback. So, they're isolating third-stringer Brett Rypien as a precaution with the new, highly transmissible form of COVID-19 leading to a spike in infections across the NFL.
Bengals, Broncos have ground games geared for playoff runDecember 16, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Broncos receivers Tim Patrick and Courtland Sutton haven't been producing like the $90 million duo they became when they signed contract extensions during their bye week last month.
In three games since, each has five receptions, none for touchdowns, their contributions limited mostly to run-blocking for Melvin Gordon and Javonte Williams.
Huge draft day decision on horizon for Panthers: QB or OT?December 13, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Barring an unforeseen turnaround, the Carolina Panthers appear destined to have a top 10 pick in next year’s NFL draft.
That means the Panthers have a potentially franchise-altering decision on the horizon: Do they try to find a young franchise quarterback with their first-round pick next April or take an offensive lineman to solidify the left tackle spot for the next decade?
The Gordon & Williams Show: Broncos backs combine for 4 TDsDecember 13, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — To stir things up, Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went with a new flavor of milkshake the night before the game.
Turns out, there was something even sweeter: The tailback tandem of Melvin Gordon & rookie Javonte Williams.
Broncos honor Demaryius Thomas with 38-10 rout of the LionsDecember 13, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The grief-stricken Denver Broncos honored the late Demaryius Thomas by wearing his number on their helmets, his jersey on their backs and his memory in their hearts.
They knelt in tribute to his number 88 painted on their sideline and didn't bother fighting back the tears during a moment of silence or the string of highlights shown on the scoreboard Sunday.
With Lions next, Broncos treating every game like playoffsDecember 9, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The maddeningly erratic Denver Broncos have decided to try elbowing their way into the postseason by pretending they're there already.
“Kareem Jackson said it best in the locker room, that we have five games left and each one is a playoff game for us,” quarterback Teddy Bridgewater said in the aftermath of Denver’s lackluster showing at Kansas City last week.
Chiefs seeking 12th straight win over Broncos on SundayDecember 2, 2021 GMT
DENVER (6-5) at KANSAS CITY (7-4)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC
BETTING LINE: Chiefs by 10, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
QB Newton experiencing trials of playing behind shaky O-lineNovember 29, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is beginning to experience the hardships of playing behind Carolina’s porous offensive line.
Bridgewater: Broncos can eliminate red-zone, third-down woesNovember 24, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater insists the Denver Broncos can correct all the mistakes, miscalculations and misfires that have plagued them in the red zone this season.
Teddy Bridgewater promises next time he’ll tackle the guyNovember 16, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — For a guy who wouldn't put himself in harm's way or Darius Slay's path, Teddy Bridgewater sure didn't have any problem falling on the sword.
Or was he pushed?
Broncos coach Vic Fangio called out Bridgewater in a team meeting Monday for being a bystander instead of a barrier on Slay's 83-yard fumble return for a touchdown Sunday.
Bridgewater sorry for not trying on season-defining playNovember 15, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater admits he shouldn't have surrendered on Darius Slay's game-changing, season-defining 83-yard touchdown return of Melvin Gordon III's fumble Sunday.
Broncos OC Shurmur on COVID-19 list, likely out vs EaglesNovember 12, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are making backup play-calling plans after offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur tested positive for the coronavirus Friday and went on the reserve/COVID-19 list along with a fourth player infected this week.
Broncos hope Jeudy’s return vs. Washington is their elixirOctober 28, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos need to beat the Washington Football Team on Sunday to avoid the franchise's first winless October since 1967. With his team stuck in a four-game tailspin, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suggested, “It's not time to panic—but it almost is.”
Bridgewater, Beckham playing as Broncos visit BrownsOctober 21, 2021 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. are both active and will play Thursday night despite being slowed by injuries.
Bridgewater was listed as questionable this week with a foot injury sustained last week against Las Vegas when he got stepped on by a teammate.
Reeling Broncos, Browns meet with seasons headed off-courseOctober 20, 2021 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — One starting quarterback is limping, the other has his arm in a sling. There are injuries up and down both rosters, and the two coaches are feeling some external pressure — one for the first time.
Bridgewater has new injury, listed as 50-50 for Browns gameOctober 20, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has a quadriceps injury in addition to his sore left foot and is questionable for the game at Cleveland on Thursday night.
Broncos expect Teddy Bridgewater to start despite sore footOctober 19, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater gingerly limped out to practice Tuesday and then stumbled onto the podium afterward, still feeling the effects of the battering he endured 48 hours earlier.
Las Vegas Raiders galvanized by Jon Gruden’s downfallOctober 18, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were determined not to let Jon Gruden's undoing lead to their own downfall.
Kendall Hinton no longer just an answer to a trivia questionOctober 14, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Kendall Hinton is no longer just the practice squad receiver who was promoted to quarterback last November when all of Denver's regular QBs landed in COVID-19 quarantine.
He's not just the training camp long-shot who lined up at defensive back this summer to try to make the roster any way he could.
Another slow start dooms Broncos in loss to SteelersOctober 10, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Denver Broncos' perfect September is gone, replaced by the reality of October.
Two weeks, two losses to playoff teams a year ago, the latest a 27-19 setback in Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Roethlisberger throws 2 TDs, Steelers top Broncos 27-19October 10, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers silenced the noise.
Bridgewater returns to practice four days after concussionOctober 7, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater's chances of playing at Pittsburgh this weekend improved dramatically Thursday when he returned to practice four days after suffering a concussion against the Baltimore Ravens.
Fangio: Bridgewater might return Thursday from concussionOctober 6, 2021 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos coach Vic Fangio said concussed quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was able to lift weights and attend meetings Wednesday and might even be back at practice Thursday.
“He's getting better,” Fangio said before backup Drew Lock ran the offense at practice.