| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:53 AM
NEW YORK - The Miami Dolphins had a perfect Sunday when it comes to laying the foundation to get to the post season in December.
Everything that Miami needed to happen to keep themselves in the wild card hunt happened. Now the Dolphins just have to...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:26 PM
They are too young to know of that game, and have their own sour memory anyhow. So none of today's Dolphins know the 1991 finale where a bad Jets' team kicked a field goal in overtime to ruin those Dolphins' playoff hopes.
"To lose our season …...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Sam Farmer, The Times’ NFL writer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U=over/under). Last week’s record 11-4 (.735); season 113-62-1 (.646). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:51 PM
The snap was good. The hold was good. The 26-yard field goal by Caleb Sturgis cut through the chill of a New York December and was good.
Somehow, that made the night good enough.
The Dolphins beat the Jets, 16-13, on a Monday night short on pretty and...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:31 PM
Ten thoughts on a night that left Dolphins fans chanting in MetLife Stadium:
1. Here’s the one thing the Dolphins felt best about Monday: Coming back in the fourth quarter to win. That’s a feeling few of them knew. The Dolphins had lost 48...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Ravens outside linebacker Pernell McPhee zeroed in on his target after lining up over the right guard and looping inside to his left to bust through the middle of the Atlanta Falcons' offense Sunday.
Once McPhee wrapped up besieged Falcons quarterback...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:53 PM
New York Jets general manager John Idzik insisted this week that last week's acquisition of wide receiver Percy Harvin wasn't a reaction to the increasing criticism against questionable personnel moves he made in 22 months with the team.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Jets general manager John Idzik embarrassed himself Monday and probably further cemented the thoughts of Jets fans who want him fired with a ridiculous press conference in which he rambled on about how wonderful the inner workings are for a team that...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:16 PM
1. Star Trek occasionally threw in a parallel-universe script in which everything was flipped - the good Capt. Kirk had a bad Capt. Kirk, the bad Vulcans were the good Vulcans, etc ... Maybe that's the the proper way to introduce what a respect analystics...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:46 PM
As the head coach of an NFL team that has lost seven straight games, even Rex Ryan is aware of how silly his unyielding sunny recaps of practice must sound these days.
"Today we had a good practice," the embattled New York Jets head coach said Wednesday...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Soon you will encounter my predictions for Week Six of the NFL season. Last week one featured game involved the aggressive Cincinnati Bengals attacking the reeling New England Patriots. I said that the game would be a blowout with a 26-...