A stunner: Miami wins 2nd straight, tops Ravens 22-10
Xavien Howard forced a fumble and returned it 49 yards for a touchdown, Tua Tagovailoa came off the bench and capped his night with a 1-yard sneak for a score with 2:19 left and the Miami Dolphins stunned the Baltimore Ravens 22-10 on Thursday night.
Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick tests positive for COVID-19
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) warms up before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Dolphins need a good game Sunday to ensure they get to keep playing, and that's especially true for Tua Tagovailoa. Coach Brian Flores has benched Tagovailoa twice in the fourth quarter, including last week at Las Vegas, when backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick helped Miami overcome a pair of deficits in the final 10 minutes. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)MIAMI – Miami Dolphins backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick tested positive for COVID-19 and is expected to miss Sunday’s regular-season finale at Buffalo. We all love Ryan, but we've got a job to do.”Flores earlier designated Tagovailoa as this week’s starter.
Dolphins eliminate Patriots from playoff race with 22-12 win
Undrafted rookie Salvon Ahmed and veteran Matt Breida combined for 208 yards rushing Sunday to lead the Dolphins to a 22-12 victory over the Patriots, who were eliminated from postseason contention. This is a big win.”Breida added 86 yards and the Dolphins totaled a season-high 250, the most allowed by New England in seven years. The Patriots (6-8) will finish at .500 or worse for the first time since 2000, the year they drafted Tom Brady. They were shut out in the first half, but mounted a 14-play, 90-yard touchdown drive midway through the second half to take the lead for good. DE John Simon (hamstring) and C David Andrews (calf) were sidelined in the second half.
Phillips Ready to Take Lead Receiver Role
Blacksburg (WSLS-10 Sports)- Coming off a seventy-six catch season, where he nearly eclipsed 1000 yards--its hard to believe Cam Phillips was option three in the Hokies air attack. But with the departure of Isaiah Ford and Bucky Hodges, the spotlight--and the defense's attention will fall squarely on the senior star. "Actually I'm looking forward to that being able to move and be used in different ways according to what the team needs and what the coaches ask. Phillips is first among the active ACC leaders in both receptions and receiving yards coming into 2017. He is 905 yards short of overtaking the departing Ford as the Virginia Tech all-time receiving yards leader.