Dolphins Lose Draft Picks, and Owner Is Suspended for Tampering

An investigator also found no evidence that the Dolphins owner Stephen M. Ross seriously pressed his coach to deliberately lose games.

#fines-penalties, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #ross-stephen-m

Pittsburgh Steelers Hire Brian Flores Amid His N.F.L. Lawsuit

The former Dolphins head coach who has accused the league of discriminatory hiring practices against Black coaching candidates joins the Steelers as a defensive assistant coach.

#black-people, #discrimination, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #pittsburgh-steelers

The Rule at the Center of the N.F.L. Discrimination Lawsuit

A former head coach of the Miami Dolphins is suing the league. At the case’s heart is a two-decade-old diversity policy.

#audio-neutral-informative, #black-people, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #coaches-and-managers, #discrimination, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #suits-and-litigation-civil

The CTE Link Between Players from the 1972 Miami Dolphins

Nick Buoniconti, Jim Kiick and Jake Scott, of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins, were each found to have C.T.E., the brain disease linked to head hits, bringing to six the number of players diagnosed from that team.

#buoniconti-nick, #chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy, #concussions, #content-type-personal-profile, #dementia, #elderly, #football, #kiick-james-1946-2020, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #scott-jake-1945-2020

Brian Flores Is Motivated by Moral Rectitude, Friends Say

Those close to Brian Flores say his lawsuit against the N.F.L. is in keeping with the sense of moral rectitude he learned from his mother as he grew up in a Brooklyn housing project.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Brian Flores Sues NFL, Claiming Bias in Giants Coaching Search

The former head coach of the Miami Dolphins claimed in a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday that the N.F.L. discriminated against him and other Black coaches in their hiring practices.

#belichick-bill, #coaches-and-managers, #discrimination, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #miami-dolphins

The N.F.L Coaches Fired So Far in 2022

The Bears, Vikings and Broncos all fired their coaches after losing seasons and prepared to remake their franchises. In a surprising move, so did the Dolphins, who finished with a winning record.

#chicago-bears, #denver-broncos, #fangio-vic, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #miami-dolphins, #minnesota-vikings, #zimmer-mike-1956

What We Learned From Week 15 in the N.F.L.

The Dolphins looked capable in their sixth consecutive win, the hapless Lions were kings for a day, and the Steelers showed up again.

#arizona-cardinals, #baker-jerome-1996, #detroit-lions, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #goff-jared-t-1994, #haden-joe-1989, #miami-dolphins, #murray-kyler-1997, #national-football-league, #new-york-jets, #parker-devante-1993, #pittsburgh-steelers, #st-brown-amon-ra-1999, #tagovailoa-tua, #tennessee-titans

The First Family of New Jersey Football

Seventeen of the last 20 New Jersey state high school championships have featured a team coached by Mike Campanile or one of his four sons.

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Dolphins and Texans Swap Turnovers, if Not a Quarterback

The teams, both winless since Week 1 and connected by trade speculation surrounding Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, combined for nine turnovers.

#brissett-jacoby-1992, #houston-texans, #miami-dolphins, #tagovailoa-tua, #taylor-tyrod, #watson-deshaun-1995

What We Learned From Week 8 in the N.F.L.

The Saints’ defense stepped up when Jameis Winston went down, Josh Allen shook off an uncharacteristically sloppy start, and wide receivers around the league auditioned for Tuesday’s trade deadline.

#allen-josh-1996, #beckham-odell-jr, #brady-tom, #buffalo-bills, #chicago-bears, #cleveland-browns, #diggs-stefon-1993, #football, #ingram-mark, #jackson-lamar-1997, #kansas-city-chiefs, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #new-orleans-saints, #siemian-trevor-1992, #tagovailoa-tua, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #trades-sports, #williams-p-j

Jonathan Martin Will Donate His Brain to CTE Research

Jonathan Martin faced bullying in his N.F.L. locker room and depression. He will donate his brain to C.T.E. research to determine if head trauma contributed to his mental health woes.

#chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy, #concussion-legacy-foundation, #football, #martin-jonathan-1989, #mental-health-and-disorders, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league

What We Learned From Week 6 in the N.F.L.

Lamar Jackson can lead the Ravens to any kind of win, the Jaguars made the most of the Dolphins’ gaffes and Aaron Rodgers did Aaron Rodgers things against the Bears.

#baltimore-ravens, #bell-leveon, #fields-justin-1999, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #freeman-devonta-1992, #green-bay-packers, #herbert-justin-1998, #jackson-lamar-1997, #jacksonville-jaguars, #lawrence-trevor-1999, #los-angeles-chargers, #meyer-urban, #miami-dolphins, #mixon-joe, #murray-latavius-1990, #national-football-league, #robinson-james-1998, #rodgers-aaron

What We Learned From Week 5 in the N.F.L.

Aaron Rodgers found the personnel he’d hoped for in a wild win over the Bengals, the Cardinals’ defense helped them get to 5-0 and the Buccaneers showed the Dolphins what a Florida rebuild should look like.

#adams-davante-1992, #atlanta-falcons, #brissett-jacoby-1992, #carolina-panthers, #cincinnati-bengals, #crosby-mason-1984, #dillon-a-j-1998, #fitzpatrick-minkah-1996, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #green-bay-packers, #miami-dolphins, #rodgers-aaron, #ross-stephen-m, #tagovailoa-tua, #tampa-bay-buccaneers

What We Learned From Week 2 of the N.F.L. Season

Bill Belichick sees a path toward making the Patriots a dynastic contender again, the Cowboys’ talent got a chance to shine, and Sam Darnold looks … happy.

#allen-josh-1996, #belichick-bill, #buffalo-bills, #carolina-panthers, #carr-derek, #chicago-bears, #cincinnati-bengals, #cleveland-browns, #coaches-and-managers, #darnold-sam-1997, #denver-broncos, #football, #indianapolis-colts, #jacksonville-jaguars, #jones-mac-1998, #las-vegas-raiders, #los-angeles-rams, #mayfield-baker-1995, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #new-england-patriots, #new-orleans-saints, #new-york-jets, #pittsburgh-steelers

Which A.F.C. Teams Could Challenge Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs?

The Kansas City Chiefs fortified their offensive line in pursuit of another championship, but the Bills, Browns and a bevy of first-year starters should shake up the order.

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Howard Schnellenberger, College Coach Who Built Winners, Dies at 87

After assembling the formidable offense for the unbeaten 1972 Miami Dolphins, he breathed new life into football programs at two universities.

#coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #florida-atlantic-university, #football, #football-college, #miami-dolphins, #schnellenberger-howard, #university-of-louisville, #university-of-miami

What We Learned From Week 17 of the NFL Season

Green Bay secured home-field advantage, Buffalo ended Miami’s season and Cleveland ended its 17-season playoff drought.

#allen-josh-1996, #brady-tom, #buffalo-bills, #chicago-bears, #cleveland-browns, #dallas-cowboys, #football, #green-bay-packers, #henry-derrick, #indianapolis-colts, #los-angeles-rams, #miami-dolphins, #rodgers-aaron, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #tennessee-titans

NFL Week 17: What We Learned

Green Bay secured home-field advantage, Buffalo ended Miami’s season and Cleveland ended its 17-season playoff drought.

#allen-josh-1996, #brady-tom, #buffalo-bills, #chicago-bears, #cleveland-browns, #dallas-cowboys, #football, #green-bay-packers, #henry-derrick, #indianapolis-colts, #los-angeles-rams, #miami-dolphins, #rodgers-aaron, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #tennessee-titans

NFL Week 17 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Ten teams will be fighting for seven playoff spots on a final regular-season Sunday when numerous playoff seedings can change.

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NFL Week 16 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

The Colts are favored on the road in Pittsburgh, the Rams will try to stay alive in Seattle and a frozen matchup between Tennessee and Green Bay should still have plenty of offense.

#buffalo-bills, #football, #green-bay-packers, #henry-derrick, #howard-xavien, #indianapolis-colts, #kansas-city-chiefs, #leonard-darius-1995, #los-angeles-rams, #miami-dolphins, #minnesota-vikings, #new-orleans-saints, #pittsburgh-steelers, #rodgers-aaron, #seattle-seahawks, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #tannehill-ryan, #tennessee-titans

NFL Week 15: What We Learned

The Titans and the Colts won, the Buccaneers came back to beat the Falcons, and the Dolphins eliminated the Patriots from playoff contention.

#baltimore-ravens, #bryant-dez, #chicago-bears, #football, #henry-derrick, #howard-xavien, #indianapolis-colts, #miami-dolphins, #montgomery-david, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #tennessee-titans

Can Any A.F.C. Team Catch the Chiefs?

Sure, Kansas City (12-1) is flawed, but its closest challengers have a long way to go to usurp a Super Bowl berth.

#american-football-conference, #baltimore-ravens, #buffalo-bills, #cleveland-browns, #football, #indianapolis-colts, #kansas-city-chiefs, #las-vegas-raiders, #miami-dolphins, #pittsburgh-steelers, #tennessee-titans

NFL Week 14: What We Learned

The Chiefs did not need perfection to win, the Steelers are on a losing streak and the N.F.C. East remained wide open.

#bailey-dan, #chicago-bears, #dallas-cowboys, #football, #henry-derrick, #kansas-city-chiefs, #mahomes-patrick-1995, #miami-dolphins, #minnesota-vikings, #new-york-giants, #smith-aldon, #tagovailoa-tua, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #tennessee-titans, #trubisky-mitchell-1994

NFL Week 14 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

The Dolphins face their biggest test yet in the Chiefs and the Steelers, after an 11-0 start, are trying to avoid a losing streak.

#buffalo-bills, #football, #indianapolis-colts, #kansas-city-chiefs, #las-vegas-raiders, #mahomes-patrick-1995, #miami-dolphins, #minnesota-vikings, #pittsburgh-steelers, #tampa-bay-buccaneers

NFL Week 12: What We Learned

The Titans demolished the Colts, the Chiefs won again and the Broncos, with no quarterback, were crushed in a week defined as much by the coronavirus as the action on the field.

#arizona-cardinals, #atlanta-falcons, #buffalo-bills, #carolina-panthers, #chinn-jeremy, #cincinnati-bengals, #cleveland-browns, #darnold-sam-1997, #henry-derrick, #hill-tyreek-1994, #indianapolis-colts, #jacksonville-jaguars, #las-vegas-raiders, #los-angeles-chargers, #miami-dolphins, #minnesota-vikings, #national-football-league, #new-england-patriots, #new-york-giants, #new-york-jets, #tennessee-titans

Jake Scott, Super Bowl M.V.P. for the Dolphins, Dies at 75

A fearless defender, he had 35 interceptions in six seasons in Miami and was named to five consecutive Pro Bowls in the 1970s.

#deaths-obituaries, #football, #football-college, #miami-dolphins, #scott-jake-1945-2020

NFL Week 11 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

The Packers’ offense facing the Colts’ defense highlights a weekend filled with interesting matchups.

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What We Learned From Week 10 of the NFL Season

DeAndre Hopkins pulled down a catch that will live forever, Ronald Jones II ran Tampa Bay to victory and Ben Roethlisberger was no worse for the wear after a week of no practice.

#arizona-cardinals, #buffalo-bills, #carolina-panthers, #hopkins-deandre-1992, #jones-ronald-sr, #miami-dolphins, #murray-kyler-1997, #pittsburgh-steelers, #roethlisberger-ben, #seattle-seahawks, #tagovailoa-tua, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #washington-football-team, #wilson-russell-1988, #young-chase-1999

NFL Week 10 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Buffalo visits Arizona, Herbert faces Tagovailoa and the Rams try to take over the N.F.C. West in a week which surging teams hope to prove they belong.

#allen-josh-1996, #arizona-cardinals, #buffalo-bills, #burrow-joe-1996, #cincinnati-bengals, #football, #los-angeles-chargers, #los-angeles-rams, #miami-dolphins, #murray-kyler-1997, #pittsburgh-steelers, #seattle-seahawks, #tagovailoa-tua

The Dolphins Appear to Be Relevant. How About That?

Under Coach Brian Flores and general manager Chris Grier, the only thing more shocking than the Miami Dolphins being relevant in November is the team’s organizational competence.

#coaches-and-managers, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #grier-chris-1970, #miami-dolphins, #tagovailoa-tua

What We Learned from Week 8 of the NFL Season

Dalvin Cook shredded the Packers, the Steelers stayed undefeated and Joe Burrow and the Bengals shocked Tennessee.

#baltimore-ravens, #burrow-joe-1996, #cincinnati-bengals, #cook-dalvin-1995, #football, #green-bay-packers, #indianapolis-colts, #kansas-city-chiefs, #leonard-darius, #mahomes-patrick-1995, #miami-dolphins, #minnesota-vikings, #new-york-jets, #pittsburgh-steelers, #tagovailoa-tua, #tennessee-titans

NFL Week 8 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Lamar Jackson will look for room to run against unbeaten Pittsburgh, San Francisco will try to hand Seattle a losing streak and Tua Time begins in Miami.

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What a Sold-Out N.F.L. Game Is Like in 2020

The Jaguars drew a socially distanced capacity crowd for Thursday night’s game against the Dolphins, as football fans sought a bit of normalcy.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #football, #jacksonville-fla, #jacksonville-jaguars, #miami-dolphins

Tom Brady and Philip Rivers Led the N.F.L.’s Week 1 Flops

Some great football was played Sunday. This article is about the rest of it.

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N.F.L. Week 1: Live Scores, Tracker and Updates

Some familiar faces joined new teams — looking at you, Tom Brady and Cam Newton — and young stars like Lamar Jackson are ready to pick up where they left off in a season unlike any other.

#arizona-cardinals, #brady-tom, #cleveland-browns, #dallas-cowboys, #football, #los-angeles-rams, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #new-orleans-saints, #new-york-giants, #newton-cameron-j, #san-francisco-49ers, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #united-states-national-anthem-protests-2016

What to Know About N.F.L. Week 1

Some familiar faces joined new teams — looking at you, Tom Brady and Cam Newton — and young stars like Lamar Jackson are ready to pick up where they left off in a season unlike any other.

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N.F.L. Season Kicks Off With Protests

After an off-season of social turmoil, the Houston Texans chose not to be on the field for the playing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the league’s season opener in Kansas City, Mo.

#football, #houston-texans, #kansas-city-chiefs, #miami-dolphins, #national-anthems, #national-football-league, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

What Will N.F.L. Games Sound Like Without Fans?

N.F.L. teams have spent years trying to create over-the-top entertainment for fans inside stadiums. This year, they’ll just be trying to cover up echoes from empty seats.

#daktronics-inc, #football, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #noise, #stadiums-and-arenas

Stephen Ross, the Man Behind Hudson Yards, Thinks New York Is Too Expensive

Stephen Ross, a friend of President Trump, talks about politics, philanthropy and his pet peeve: wastefulness.

#de-blasio-bill, #high-net-worth-individuals, #miami-dolphins, #philanthropy, #related-cos, #ross-initiative-in-sports-for-equality-rise, #ross-stephen-m, #soulcycle-llc, #trump-donald-j

Jim Kiick, Who Helped the Dolphins Win 2 Super Bowls, Dies at 73

With Larry Csonka and Mercury Morris, he transformed the hapless Dolphins into a dominant team in the early 1970s.

#deaths-obituaries, #football, #kiick-jim, #miami-dolphins

For Sidelined N.F.L. Brothers, Training Is a Snap

Reid and Blake Ferguson are long snappers, housemates and training partners during an off-season that, so far, has no end date.

#buffalo-bills, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ferguson-blake-1997, #ferguson-reid-1994, #football, #miami-dolphins, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Athletes Invoke Colin Kaepernick in Response to George Floyd Protests

As a range of players called for unity and understanding in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the debate over Colin Kaepernick and his campaign for social justice resurfaced.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #miami-dolphins, #minneapolis-minn, #national-football-league, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-national-anthem-protests-2016

Don Shula Kept Winning Interesting

Shula’s teams claimed 347 victories under him, but it was the variety of styles and personnel that made his record number of victories truly remarkable.

#baltimore-colts, #belichick-bill, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #miami-dolphins, #shula-don

Don Shula, N.F.L.’s Winningest Head Coach, Dies at 90

Shula, who was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997, was also the only coach to lead a team, the Dolphins, to a perfect season.

#coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #football, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #shula-don

2020 N.F.L. Draft: What We Learned

Green Bay delivered the shock of the night drafting Jordan Love as a potential successor to Aaron Rodgers, Miami’s rebuild is coming to fruition and New England is still New England.

#belichick-bill, #burrow-joe-1996, #cincinnati-bengals, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football, #green-bay-packers, #love-jordan-1998, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #new-england-patriots, #rodgers-aaron, #southeastern-conference

What Time is the 2020 NFL Draft? Channel, Live Stream and More

The L.S.U. quarterback seems a lock to be the Cincinnati Bengals’ pick. But in a year in which teams haven’t vetted prospects as usual, the rest of the draft should be anything but predictable.

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