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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]

Dolphins have 225 yards, 21-20 lead

The Patriots are having a hard time stopping the Dolphins today. The Dolphins have three touchdowns in four possessions. The other ended in a blocked punt. Miami has rolled to 225 yards, including 138 rushing. Brandon Bolden, who got his first carry for the Dolphins last week, has 60 yards and two touchdowns on two [more]

Frank Gore now fifth in all-time scrimmage yards

Dolphins running back Frank Gore now ranks fifth all time in yards from scrimmage. He passed LaDainian Tomlinson in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Patriots. Gore entered the game 42 yards behind the Hall of Famer, who had 18,456 yards from scrimmage in his career. Gore, 35, already has 49 rushing yards [more]

Patriots score quickly but miss PAT

New England has lost four of its past five games against the Dolphins in Miami, but the Patriots are having no problems so far today. The Patriots took the opening kickoff and drove 75 yards in 12 plays. They made all three third-down conversions. James Develin scored on a 2-yard touchdown run. Stephen Gostkowski missed [more]

Danny Amendola, Stephon Gilmore active for Dolphins-Patriots

Wide receiver Danny Amendola will be back in the lineup for the Dolphins when they welcome his former team to Miami on Sunday afternoon. Amendola missed last Sunday’s win over the Bills with a knee injury, but he was able to work in practice this week in a limited fashion. He was listed as questionable [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Panthers at Browns Panthers: K Graham Gano, CB Lorenzo Doss, WR Mose Frazier, DE Marquis [more]

Report: Xavien Howard had knee surgery

The man who intercepted a pair of passes in each of Miami’s last two games won’t play Sunday as he recovers from knee surgery. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that cornerback Xavien Howard recently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery. The injury and the procedure will keep Howard out of Sunday’s game against the Patriots. The [more]

Patriots a win away from an incredible 10th straight division title

It’s not exactly breaking news that the Patriots have dominated the AFC East during Tom Brady‘s time as their starting quarterback. But the extent of the dominance is extraordinary. If New England wins on Sunday at Miami, the Patriots will clinch the AFC East for the 10th consecutive year. They won’t just be the only [more]

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