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Joe Mixon, Tee Higgins among Bengals upgraded to full participants Tuesday

Bengals running back Joe Mixon (ankle) and receiver Tee Higgins (toe) were full participants Tuesday. Both were estimated as non-participants Monday.Cornerback Eli Apple (ankle), tight end Hayden Hurst (groin), linebacker Germaine Pratt (knee) and tight end Mitchell Wilcox (ankle) also were upgraded to full participation.Defensive tackle D.J. Reader (knee) will miss significant time with his [more]

In feud sparked by Tyreek Hill, Bengals defensive backs have Eli Apple’s back

After Sunday’s win by the Dolphins over Buffalo, Miami receiver Tyreek Hill provided locker-room comments that qualified in some circles as performance art.“I can’t wait to go against Eli Apple, man,” Hill said after being informed by reporters that the next opponent was the Bengals. “I owe you, boy. I owe you. I’m here. The [more]

Tua Tagovailoa upgraded to limited in Tuesday’s practice

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has ankle and back injuries, leaving his availability for Thursday uncertain. He said he is doing everything he can to get “as close to 100 percent as possible.”Tagovailoa took a step in the right direction Tuesday, participating in the walkthrough on a limited basis. He was estimated as a non-participant Monday.The [more]

Dolphins leaving for Cincinnati on Wednesday morning because of Hurricane Ian

The forecasted path of Hurricane Ian has changed the Dolphins’ travel plans for this week.Miami will leave early on Wednesday morning for Cincinnati to try to beat the storm, Marcel Louis-Jacques of ESPN reports.The Dolphins play the Bengals on Thursday night.All of South Florida is under a tropical storm warning, with the storm forecast to [more]

Joe Burrow: Tua Tagovailoa is playing well and it’s exciting to see

Thursday’s matchup between the Dolphins and Bengals will be the first time quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Joe Burrow square off in the pros.They played twice in college, with Tagovailoa’s Alabama squad winning in 2018 and Burrow’s LSU coming out on top in 2019.They would have gone against one another in the NFL in 2020 had [more]

Mike Gesicki playing a limited role in Dolphins’ offense

The Dolphins put the franchise tag on tight end Mike Gesicki this offseason despite questions about whether he’d fit in new head coach Mike McDaniel’s offense. Through three games, it’s looking like the answer to those questions is “No.”Gesicki played just 17 snaps in Sunday’s win over the Bills and caught just one pass for [more]

Tua Tagovailoa: Back injury impacts all aspects of playing quarterback

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa‘s availability is a big question mark for Thursday night’s game against the Bengals and he told reporters on Tuesday that he’s doing everything he can to get “as close to 100 percent as possible” ahead of the game.Tagovailoa is dealing with back and ankle injuries after Sunday’s win over the Bills, [more]

Mike McDaniel: Tua Tagovailoa is going to do everything he can to play on Thursday

With the Dolphins traveling to Cincinnati to play the Bengals on Thursday night, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa‘s availability is in question.Miami obviously isn’t conducting a normal practice week. But if the club was, head coach Mike McDaniel said on Tuesday that Tagovailoa would have been limited in practice and would be questionable for the game with [more]

Dolphins special teams coach sees absolutely nothing funny about the butt punt

The Dolphins have been the butts of many jokes in the last couple days after punter Thomas Morstead kicked a ball directly into teammate Trent Sherfield’s backside late in Sunday’s game against the Bills. Despite handing the Bills two points with a safety, the Dolphins won, and that means Dolphins fans can laugh along at [more]

With Hurricane Ian approaching Tampa, Bucs will practice in Miami this week

Hurricane Ian strengthened to a Category 2 on Monday afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center, and Tampa Bay is expected to start seeing hurricane conditions by Wednesday. The current storm surge forecast for the area is up to 10 feet.The NFL is monitoring the hurricane with the Buccaneers scheduled to play the Chiefs on [more]

Teams playing in the heat need to control body core temperature of players

On Sunday, the Bills saw numerous players deal with a variety of heat-related conditions. It’s a common reality of playing in places like Miami in months like September at kickoff times like 1:00 p.m. ET. In this specific game, it seemed all too common for players to be dealing with issues arising from the heat.During [more]

Sean McDermott, Ken Dorsey discuss Dorsey’s booth tirade

Sunday’s game between the Bills and Dolphins had more than a few unique storylines. One emerged when the camera in every team’s coaching booth showed offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey blowing a gasket immediately after the game.Dorsey was seen throwing down his headset, ripping off his hat, and repeatedly picking up and slamming down his notebooks [more]

Tommy Doyle tears ACL; Jake Kumerow has high-ankle sprain

The Bills’ injury list is extensive from Sunday’s game against the Miami.Offensive lineman Tommy Doyle, who had to replace Ryan Bates at right guard after 58 snaps, tore his anterior cruciate ligament, coach Sean McDermott announced. Doyle is done for the season.Doyle played 37 snaps on offense and four on special teams in Miami in [more]

Tua Tagovailoa would not have practiced Monday with back, ankle injuries

With the Dolphins and Bengals playing on Thursday night this week, Miami issued its first injury report of the week on Monday afternoon.It is lengthy.Because the Dolphins did not practice on Monday, the injury report is an estimate. Nevertheless, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa would not have practiced with his back and ankle injuries.Head coach Mike McDaniel [more]

Zac Taylor: Joe Mixon will be good for Thursday, still gathering info on D.J. Reader

The Bengals got right with their first win against the Jets on Sunday, defeating New York 27-12. But the team doesn’t have much time to review that win with a matchup against the Dolphins on tap for Thursday night.On Monday, head coach Zac Taylor had a few injury updates from Sunday’s result.Taylor told reporters running [more]

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