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  • 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,...
  • Hyde5: Why 'guarantee' of Buffalo's McKelvin means nothing

    Hyde5: Why 'guarantee' of Buffalo's McKelvin means nothing
    Five reasons I'm picking Dolphins 17, Bills 13: 1. Bless Leodis McKelvin and his guarantee, but who is he? I mean, really. The Buffalo cornerback fumbled a punt that paved the way to Sunday's loss against Kansas City and so naturally came out swinging...
  • Dolphins offense suffers low-scoring first quarter vs. Bills

    Dolphins offense suffers low-scoring first quarter vs. Bills
    The Dolphins, who entered Thursday's game against Buffalo 28th in the NFL in first quarter scoring with three points per game, had a chance to improve their early-game offensive malaise. But it didn't go well. Actually, they hit their average –...
  • Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins 22-9 against Bills

    Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins 22-9 against Bills
    1. The Dolphins kept their season alive and overcame a couple of notable fumbles with a strong fourth quarter, as I wrote in my column today. Now let's look what it means in the playoff standings. The division leaders: New England (7-2), Denver (7-2),...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 11: Solving the puzzle of Matt Ryan vs. Cam Newton

    It's the Falcons. At the Panthers. Someone has to score, don't they? No game this season has promised so much yet so little at the same time. You could look at this matchup and see Cam Newton and Matt Ryan engaged in a shootout, or you could turn it...
  • Lions WR Johnson could return

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson hopes to participate in the team's first workout in London and could return after missing two games with a high ankle sprain. The Lions and Atlanta Falcons play Sunday at Wembley Stadium in the second NFL...
  • Bill Lazor's favorite stat reflects well on Dolphins' secondary

    Bill Lazor's favorite stat reflects well on Dolphins' secondary
     DAVIE – There’s one statistic that Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor trusts more than any other as a gauge for his passing game: yards per attempt.  Quarterback Ryan Tannehill ranks 31st at 6.53 yards, by the way. But that’s...
  • Despite slow start, Ravens should give Torrey Smith a new deal

    Despite slow start, Ravens should give Torrey Smith a new deal
    The offseason negotiations between the Ravens and receiver Torrey Smith will be intriguing. Smith is a free agent at the end of this season and probably could demand a lucrative, long-term contract if he produced big numbers. But Smith has just 18...
  • Evolution of a cornerback

    Evolution of a cornerback
    When Jimmy Smith was 13 years old, his older brother, Ryan Smalls, told him he would be a first-round draft pick and NFL cornerback one day. “It's funny but I believed it,” said Smith, who never had played until his brother took him to an...
  • Stafford rallies Lions past Saints

    Stafford rallies Lions past Saints
    DETROIT -- Calvin Johnson could only watch from the sidelines but the Detroit Lions still got big plays from their receivers in crucial situations. Golden Tate turned a short pass into a 73-yard score and Corey Fuller caught the game-winner for his...