The New England Patriots are on a clear path to the playoffs and could possibly end up representing the AFC in the Super Bowl. The Miami Dolphins are still fighting for a playoff spot and need every win they can get so this is a huge game for them. Dan Fouts of CBS Sports knows what it’s like to play in must-win games, and he spoke on the big AFC East match-up.
The AFC is a very tight race as the season begins to round to a close and numerous teams are still fighting for a playoff spot. CBS Sports and former special teams ace Steve Tasker spoke on the match-up between the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins on “Thursday Night Football.”
There are lots of lists the 2014 Oakland Raiders would just as well not be part of, but they’ll need a win in December to avoid being the 10th NFL team to lose 15 games in a season.
Can the Denver Broncos get back to their winning ways or will Miami hang another loss on Manning and company?
In a critical AFC East showdown last night, the Dolphins emerged with a 22-9 victory, scoring the game’s final 19 points in the last 18 minutes. Miami is now 6-4 with favorable home games against Baltimore, Minnesota, and the Jets, while Buffalo is 5-5 and a longshot to make the playoffs.
Both teams are far more effective on the defensive side of the ball, and injuries are also a factor.
Turnovers will again be key, for both teams. Miami and Buffalo are tied for second in the NFL with 19 takeaways.
The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins are tied for second place in the AFC East with identical 5-4 records, and this Thursday night game is going to say a lot for what their postseason future may hold. Ian Eagle of CBS Sports took some time to talk about the big game and how it could affect the rest of the season for both teams. Let’s just say, this is a must-win for both the Bills and Dolphins.
With his Miami Dolphins leading by 27 points in the third quarter Sunday, coach Joe Philbin stomped along the sideline, angrily waving his fist and screaming in disagreement with an official’s ruling.
The San Diego Chargers will lose rookie cornerback Jason Verrett for at least one game and probably longer with a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
No one’s pushing any panic button in San Diego just yet.
The Oakland defense still needs plenty more improvement, and both sides of the ball could do with fewer injuries.
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Jonathan Martin is returning to familiar territory, months after he accused a teammate of bullying and left the Miami Dolphins.