The first game will be played in Week 4 on Sept. 28, with the Oakland Raiders facing the Miami Dolphins. A month later, in Week 8, the Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions on Oct. 26.
Rookie quarterback Geno Smith has struggled mightily lately, having completed 25 passes in his past three games. That’s 25 total — eight against New Orleans, eight at Buffalo and nine against Baltimore.
Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie did not practice because of an ailing hip. He could be a game-time decision Sunday against the Dolphins.
While the Jets are on the verge of a full-blown quarterback controversy as their playoff chances have taken a hit, Rex Ryan isn’t ready to make a change under center just yet.
The NFL Players Association will conduct its own investigation into the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
Martin and a companion arrived at lawyer Ted Wells’ Manhattan office building Friday and were met by a crush of reporters.
Richie Incognito, a guard, was suspended by the team Nov. 3 for misconduct related to the treatment of teammate Jonathan Martin, who abruptly left the Dolphins late last month to receive help for emotional issues.
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he plans to meet with Martin on Wednesday at an undisclosed location and that he has been in touch with the tackle through text messages.
“It’s sort of blowing up my Twitter feed,” Martin — the reporter, not the football player — said Tuesday on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show.
No lead had been safe for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So it was up to the defense to help them get their first win of the season.
The Dolphins become the butt of jokes by late-night comedians. Such quipsters as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert weighed in on the Dolphins’ bullying scandal that has struck a national nerve.
The Dolphins’ offensive tackle would like to play football again, ESPN reported, but he doesn’t want to do so in Miami. He’s likely finished for the 2013 season.
His voice rising, the Hall of Famer gave an impassioned take on the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin bullying controversy Sunday, specifically in regard to the reported acceptance of racial slurs among Dolphins teammates.
The Dolphins are playing for the first time in 11 days. They beat Cincinnati on a safety in overtime to stop a four-game skid about the same time the bullying scandal began brewing.
In the wake of the alleged harassment on the Miami Dolphins football team, the spotlight has returned to workplace bullying.