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Stephen Ross “not dealing with” questions about Deshaun Watson

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants to trade for quarterback Deshaun Watson. Ross also wants to not be fined for tampering, presumably. Via Mark Maske of the Washington Post, Ross declined to address questions from reporters about a potential trade for Watson. “I know what it’s about and I’m not dealing with it,” Ross said. That’s [more]

Arthur Smith: Kyle Pitts has gotten better every week

It often takes tight ends a little while to adjust to the pros, given the nuances of the position. But after Kyle Pitts‘ last two games, it seems like this year’s No. 4 overall pick is finished with that process. Pitts was a key factor in Atlanta’s victory over Miami, catching seven of his eight [more]

Brian Flores thinks Tua Tagovailoa is getting better every time he takes the field

Dolphins head coach Brian Flores showed a talent for understatement on Monday when he said that “it’s been an unusual kind of year and a half” for quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. The Dolphins took Tagovailoa with the fifth overall pick in the 2020 draft despite a serious hip injury that ended his final season at Alabama, [more]

Jason McCourty, Malcolm Brown will be placed on IR

The Dolphins are in the midst of a six-game losing streak and now will be without a pair of veteran contributors for at least three weeks. In his Monday press conference, head coach Brian Flores told reporters safety Jason McCourty and running back Malcolm Brown are both going to be placed on injured reserve. McCourty [more]

Dolphins sign Sheldrick Redwine off Panthers practice squad

The Dolphins are adding a safety to the roster on Monday. Marcel Louis-Jacques of ESPN.com reports that the team is signing Sheldrick Redwine off of the Panthers’ practice squad. It’s a return to South Florida for Redwine as he grew up in the city and attended college at the University of Miami. Redwine was a [more]

Bill Belichick on Justin Herbert: “He’s going to be one of the top QBs . . . for a long time to come”

Last year, the Patriots went to L.A. and dismantled the Chargers and rookie quarterback Justin Herbert, 45-0. As the Patriots prepare to return to SoFi Stadium to face the Chargers and Herbert again, New England coach Bill Belichick has high praise for Herbert. “He’s really good,” Belichick told reporters on Monday. “I thought he was [more]

Report: Jerome Baker not believed to have suffered major knee injury

The Dolphins lost to the Falcons on a last-second field goal on Sunday. But it appears they won’t have to find a replacement for one of their starting linebackers. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Jerome Baker is not believed to have suffered a major knee injury on Sunday. Baker had been on the field [more]

Kyle Pitts was “surprised and excited” by man coverage on final drive

When the Falcons took tight end Kyle Pitts with the fourth overall pick in this year’s draft, the hope was that he’d develop into a matchup nightmare for defenses in the passing game. It’s only been six games, but Pitts is showing signs of making that dream come true. He had seven catches for 163 [more]

Dolphins, Panthers are the Deshaun Watson trade destinations

Earlier today, we wrote that there’s a team other than the Dolphins that could still land quarterback Deshaun Watson in a trade with the Texans. We can now identify that team. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the other team is the Carolina Panthers. The decision as to a final destination likely will [more]

Tua Tagovailoa: It was a normal week for me

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw four touchdowns on Sunday, but the Falcons kicked a field goal at the whistle for a 30-28 win that leaves the Dolphins with a 1-6 record on the season. Tagovailoa also threw two interceptions that the Falcons turned into 10 points and neither the turnovers nor the result are likely [more]

Falcons kick last-play field goal for 30-28 win over Dolphins

Tua Tagovailoa threw two fourth quarter touchdown passes, the second of which gave the Dolphins the lead with 2:27 remaining, but it was too much time for Matt Ryan. Ryan led the Falcons on a nine-play, 57-yard drive to set up Younghoe Koo‘s 36-yard field goal as time expired to give Atlanta a 30-28 victory. [more]

Tua Tagovailo’s second interception hinders Miami’s comeback effort

Tua Tagovailoa‘s performance Sunday may add a sense of urgency to the Dolphins’ negotiations with the Texans for Deshaun Watson. Xavien Howard made an interception of Matt Ryan, stealing the ball from Calvin Ridley as Ridley was lying on the ground. The Dolphins had a first down at the Atlanta 32, trailing by six points. [more]

Falcons lead Dolphins 13-7 at halftime

The Dolphins have seen the good Tua and the bad Tua, which is why they reportedly have strong interest in trading for veteran quarterback Deshaun Watson. Tua Tagovailoa hasn’t shown the consistency expected after Miami used a first-round choice in 2020 on him. He has a touchdown pass to Isaiah Ford but threw an interception [more]

Tua Tagovailoa’s touchdown throw puts Dolphins up early

Tua Tagovailoa surely has heard the Deshaun Watson-to-Miami talk. Whether a deal is close or not, the Dolphins starting job belongs to Tagovailoa for now. Tagovailoa drove the Dolphins right down the field on their first drive Sunday. He went 7-of-8 for 52 yards and a touchdown. Tagovailoa’s 10-yard throw to Isaiah Ford has the [more]

Source: NFL still hasn’t decided whether Deshaun Watson will be placed on paid leave if traded

The NFL has the ability to place quarterback Deshaun Watson on paid leave given his current legal issues, if the NFL decides to do so. The NFL has yet to decide whether it will or won’t place Watson on paid leave, if he’s traded. That’s the same attitude the NFL had weeks ago, when the [more]

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