Jets And Dolphins Will Play On The Same Mud Pit Duke And Miami Mucked About In Yesterday

A combination of heavy rain and dozens of large, cleated football players stomping around on it for a couple hours meant yesterday’s Duke-Miami game, played for some reason in the Dolphins’ stadium, took place on top of a surface that looked more like a swamp than a football field. Which is bad news for the Jets and…

Dolphins Gifted Red Zone First Down On Highly Suspect Illegal Contact Penalty

The NFL’s rules about who can hit who and when, and how, and where, are even more confusing than I thought. Tonight the Dolphins were gifted a first down and half the distance to the goal on a call I’m not sure I’ve ever seen before: a personal foul against the Texans for making contact with, uh, the upper body of a…

DeVante Parker's Agent Calls Adam Gase "Incompetent," Says The Coach Should "Make Himself Inactive"

Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker has appeared in two games this season, but “appeared” is a word with a lot of wiggle room. He was targeted just three times in Week 3, and was only on the field for four snaps in Week 6. He’s otherwise been struggling with injury, first a broken finger and then a quad injury.…

Kenyan Drake Experienced The Full Spectrum Of Emotions In The Dolphins' Nutty Overtime Win

Things got real weird in Miami at the end of Bears-Dolphins. After a scoreless first half, Chicago roared back with three touchdowns in the third quarter. It seemed like the Brock Osweiler-led Dolphins were toast, but Albert Wilson forced overtime with a pair of long catch-and-run touchdowns, boosting Osweiler’s stats…

Kenny Stills, Malcolm Jenkins, Other NFL Players Continue To Protest Racial Injustice During Anthem

The NFL preseason has never really mattered except in the context of players busting their ankles or getting otherwise torn before the real games even start, but in 2018, it’s also a bellwether for how socially conscious football players are responding to the NFL’s increasingly thoughtless and grasping attempts to…

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