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  • Lions WR Calvin Johnson's status still in question

    Lions WR Calvin Johnson's status still in question
    BAGSHOT, England - Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was limited in practice for a second straight day as he continues to battle a high ankle sprain and his status for Sunday's game against Atlanta in London is still in question. Johnson has...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks

    Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks
    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 11-4 (.733); season 70-35-1 (.667). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Lions rally past Falcons in London

    Lions rally past Falcons in London
    The Detroit Lions have become the kings of the fourth-quarter comeback on both sides of the Atlantic. Matt Prater hit a 48-yard field goal on the game's last play and the Detroit Lions erased a 21-point halftime deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 22-...
  • Jets fall to Bills 43-23 for seventh loss in a row

    By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Quarterback Kyle Orton threw four touchdown passes Sunday afternoon, when the Buffalo Bills scored 13 points off six New York Jets turnovers in a 43-23 win at MetLife Stadium. Wide...
  • Dolphins' coordinator has no worries about his defense

    Dolphins' coordinator has no worries about his defense
    Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle likes his defense. No, wait, Coyle loves his defense, which shut out New England in the second half, scored two touchdowns against Jacksonville and has terrorized every quarterback it has faced. The Dolphins,...
  • Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

    Last week in parentheses. 1. Broncos 6-1 (1): Looked strong against AFC West-rival Chargers and now prepare for latest Peyton Manning-Tom Brady installment. 2. Patriots 6-2 (5): Development of WR Brandon LaFell makes Brady much more dangerous with big...
  • Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins 37, Chargers 0

    Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins 37, Chargers 0
     1. The last Dolphins' shutout? You have to go back to December of 2006 against New England. A wider margin of victory? You have to dust off the pages to the 1995 opener against the Jets (52-14  –  a 38-point margin). So do you understand what a...
  • Hyde10: Expectations changing on Dolphins? Ten thoughts on weekend

    Hyde10: Expectations changing on Dolphins? Ten thoughts on weekend
    1. Is this 37-0 win who the Dolphins are? What you should expect? The kind of performance they can have, not so much on the scoreboard (come on, this was their widest margin of victory since 1996), but in the level of play? The Dolphins players think...
  • Versatility makes Dolphins' defense one of NFL's best at midseason

    Versatility makes Dolphins' defense one of NFL's best at midseason
    When Kevin Coyle first joined the Miami Dolphins nearly three years ago he was quite coy about revealing the style of defense he wanted to run. In fact, it was a waste of time to ask the first-time defensive coordinator if the Dolphins would run a 4-3,...
  • Toughest matchup in Dolphins-Lions game is between Pro Bowl linemen

    The marquee matchup in Sunday's Dolphins-Detroit Lions game might not be one of the glamorous ones — cornerback Brent Grimes vs. wide receiver Calvin Johnson, for example. The marquee matchup might be the one in the trenches — Dolphins right...
  • Grimes-Megatron matchup pits Dolphins' best vs. Lions' best

    It's been a good year for Dolphins Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes. He's tied for second in the NFL with four interceptions. His nine passes defended are tied for 10th. His 36 tackles are second on the team. He was named AFC Defensive Player of the...