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  • 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...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 10: Steelers' Martavis Bryant has the hot hand

    Fantasy start/sit for Week 10: Steelers' Martavis Bryant has the hot hand
    This time of the fantasy football calendar usually presents a dilemma: Plan for the short term or the playoffs? If you’re coasting to a postseason berth then the answer is simple: stock your roster for those early winter games that might bag you a...
  • Hyde5: Five deciding questions of Dolphins vs. Lions

    Hyde5: Five deciding questions of Dolphins vs. Lions
    1. Will the Dolphins' line get to Matt Stafford? Detroit has given up the fifth-most sacks in the league this year (24), and that pressure is part of the reason why Stafford has an unimpressive 86.5 rating. The return of receiver Calvin Johnson will help....
  • Sunday: Miami Dolphins (5-3) at Detroit Lions (6-2), 1 p.m., Chs. 4, 12

    Sunday: Miami Dolphins (5-3) at Detroit Lions (6-2), 1 p.m., Chs. 4, 12
    Kickoff: 1 p.m., Ford Field, Detroit TV: Chs. 4, 12. Radio: WINZ (940 AM), WBGG (105.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish). Coaches: Joe Philbin (20-20, in third season with Dolphins); Jim Caldwell (34-26, in fourth season, first with Lions) Series:...
  • Dion Jordan says Lions have "weapons all over the field"

    Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was called on to defend receiver Calvin Johnson because Lions have "weapons all over the field."
  • Lions rally past Dolphins, improve to 7-2

    DETROIT -- Calvin Johnson wishes that the Detroit Lions would win games in an easier fashion. He's still not complaining about their habit of pulling out victories at the last moment. The new version of the Cardiac Kids did it again Sunday, as Matthew...
  • Dolphins make one fewer play than Lions, lose, 20-16

    Dolphins make one fewer play than Lions, lose, 20-16
    In the end, there was no magic or mystery to the Dolphins' 20-16 loss at Ford Field on Sunday. And safety Reshad Jones, who was beaten by running back Theo Riddick on the game-winning touchdown reception with 29 seconds left, knew that better than...
  • Special teams play key role in Dolphins' 20-16 loss

    Special teams plays almost sunk the Dolphins in Sunday's 20-16 loss to Detroit. And special teams almost uplifted the Dolphins, too. Sunday's game featured three fake punts in the first half, a blocked field goal that was returned 55 yards, and five...
  • Hyde: Dolphins can't finish — and so finished off by Detroit

    Hyde: Dolphins can't finish — and so finished off by Detroit
    This is the chance they wanted again, the one they demanded again, the one to prove what kind of team they were with another Sunday up for grabs against a good team like Detroit. And they proved it again, right? "We had it in our hands and let it go,'...
  • Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Lions 20, Dolphins 16

    Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Lions 20, Dolphins 16
    1. Detroit held up in the final minutes of a slugfest. The Dolphins didn't in a loss that hurts. That's really the way to boil an old-fashioned day of tough defenses and big names playing big that came with everything but a standing 10-count. Lions 20,...