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Kenyan Drake trying to get game-winning TD ball back

Chances are that the most memorable touchdown of Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake‘s professional football career happened at the end of last Sunday’s game against the Patriots. Drake’s sprint to the end zone on the final play of the game after receiving a lateral from DeVante Parker will be played on highlight reels for years [more]

Tom Brady on taking sack on final play of half: There’s no excuse; it’s my fault

Lost in the Miami Miracle was Tom Brady‘s uncharacteristic mental mistake at the end of the first half. With only seconds remaining in the first half and the Patriots out of timeouts, the quarterback took a sack. Time expired, preventing New England from a chip-shot field goal. “There’s no excuse. You just can’t let those [more]

Adam Gase takes blame for not using Brandon Bolden more earlier in the year

Before Week 14, Dolphins running back Brandon Bolden had one carry in his first year with the Dolphins. Before Week 13, he had none. While Bolden still has a long way to go to become a regular contributor for the Miami offense, he made the most of his two carries on Sunday against his former [more]

Bill Belichick: Loss was about more than last play, but it wasn’t a good one

Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s decisions late in Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins came under a lot of scrutiny after the game and Belichick continued to field questions about them in a Monday conference call. Belichick was asked about the decision to kick a field goal with 21 seconds left in the game rather than running [more]

Tom Brady: Loss not a sign of bigger problems on road

The Patriots don’t lose that often, but it’s easy to see they’re much better at home than on the road. After yesterday’s 69-yard miracle touchdown in Miami, the Patriots are now below .500 (3-4) away from Gillette Stadium, and .500 is as good as they can get heading into next week’s game at Pittsburgh. But [more]

Adam Gase: Ryan Tannehill playing like we need him to play

Given the way Sunday’s game between the Dolphins and Patriots came to an end, it was hard to remember all the details from the first 59-plus minutes of action. One development that seemed troubling for Miami was quarterback Ryan Tannehill‘s early departure for the locker room before halftime. Tannehill hurt his ankle while getting sacked [more]

Ted Larsen was hoping he wouldn’t get ball before key block on Dolphins miracle TD

A lot of things went into the 69-yard touchdown that lifted the Dolphins to a victory against the Patriots on the final play of Sunday’s game, including a key block by guard Ted Larsen way down the field. Larsen kept Patriots safety Patrick Chung from stopping Kenyan Drake some 40 yards away from the line [more]

FNIA crew breaks down a wild Week 14

Every Sunday night, the FNIA crew gathers at the big table and breaks down the day that was. And given that Sunday ended up being arguably the best day of the season, there was plenty to break down. From the Pats losing in Miami to Patrick Mahomes‘ brilliance to the Steelers at risk of missing [more]

Kenyan Drake: Adam Gase said he brought me here for this

Few could have seen the Dolphins beating the Patriots, period. The way they did it was practically inconceivable. But according to Kenyan Drake, who was on the business end of the 69-yard, multi-lateral, game-winning touchdown, Dolphins coach Adam Gase saw it coming. “When I met coach Gase,” Drake said, to Peter King of NBC’s Football [more]

AFC playoff picture: Chiefs were Sunday’s big winners

What a day for the Chiefs. Kansas City won on Sunday, and the leaders of the other three divisions in the AFC all lost. That means everything is setting up beautifully for the Chiefs to earn home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. But there’s one big game ahead: Thursday night, when the Chargers are in [more]

Rob Gronkowski: I have to make tackle on Kenyan Drake

The Dolphins pulled off one of the great finishes of all time on Sunday afternoon when Kenyan Drake broke free after a pair of laterals for a 69-yard touchdown on the final play of their 34-33 win over the Patriots. The Patriots were apparently expecting the Dolphins to try a heave toward the end zone [more]

Tannehill knew “Boise” would work when it was down to Drake vs. Gronkowski

The Dolphins have a walkoff win for the ages on Sunday when a multi-lateral play delivered a 69-yard touchdown from running back Kenyan Drake that turned a 33-28 deficit into a 34-33 victory. After the game, quarterback Ryan Tannehill discussed the play by phone with PFT. Tannehill said that the Dolphins practice the play — [more]

Dolphins upset Patriots on wild, 69-yard final play

It was the ninth lead change of the game and quite unexpected. In the most fantastic finish of the season, the Dolphins scored on a 69-yard play that involved two laterals to upset the Patriots 34-33. With seven seconds left, and the Dolphins down to their final play, Ryan Tannehill hit Kenny Stills for a [more]

Ryan Tannehill returns

Ryan Tannehill returned for the second half after missing two plays to end the first half. Tannehill went 2-for-3 for 13 yards on the Dolphins’ first drive of the second half. He had Miami moving, completing an 11-yard pass to Frank Gore to midfield but Laremy Tunsil was called for illegal use of hands. Tannehill’s [more]

Patriots lead 27-21 as Ryan Tannehill limps to locker room

Ryan Tannehill took his third sack of the day, and the Dolphins hope it wasn’t his last play of the day. The Dolphins quarterback was taken down by defensive tackle Adam Butler with 46 seconds remaining in the first half. It appeared Ju’Wuan James accidentally stepped on Tannehill’s foot. Tannehill gave a thumbs up as [more]

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