The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They’ve won 2 in a row!

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes warms up before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes warms up earlier than an NFL soccer recreation in opposition to the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.




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The Newest on Week 10 within the NFL (all instances Jap):

7: 15 p.m.

Break up the Dolphins.

Miami was tanking, they stated. Didn’t need to win a recreation, they stated. Attempting to go Zero-16, they stated.

Ha!

Miami received its second recreation in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 due to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan Fitzpatrick, three area objectives and a late defensive cease.

The Dolphins improved to 2-7.

After getting off to an Zero-7 begin below rookie head coach Brian Flores, Miami beat the New York Jets 26-18 final week.

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6: 50 p.m.

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay’s try at just a little trickery backfired however finally didn’t price his group.

McVay allowed punter Johnny Hekker to throw a move with the Rams dealing with fourth-and-1 at their 29 whereas trailing the Steelers by a landing within the third quarter. Hekker was hit as he threw and the ball fluttered into the arms of Pittsburgh’s Trey Edmunds, a working again by commerce, for an interception.

Pittsburgh took over at LA’s 31 and did not reap the benefits of the great area place. The Steelers had been pushed again by a holding penalty and a sack by Rams linebacker Clay Matthews, conserving the rating at 14-7.

— Will Graves reporting from Pittsburgh.

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6: 35 p.m.

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has tied Corridor of Famer Morten Andersen for essentially the most area purpose makes an attempt in NFL historical past.

Vinatieri’s second of the sport in opposition to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday raised his profession whole to 709 tries, equaling Andersen.

Vinatieri has made a document 596. Andersen made 565.

Nonetheless, it has been a tough season for Vinatieri, who missed 5 area objectives and 6 additional factors. That features a botched PAT on Sunday after the Colts took a 12-10 lead within the fourth quarter.

— Michael Marot reporting from Indianapolis.

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6: 20 p.m.

Aaron Donald’s Pittsburgh homecoming is off to a quiet begin.

The Los Angeles Rams star defensive sort out, who grew up within the metropolis’s jap suburbs and performed on the College of Pittsburgh, had only one sort out within the first half because the Rams discovered themselves trailing the Steelers 14-7.

Pittsburgh’s shuffled offensive line stored Donald in test and the Steelers protection shut down the Los Angeles offense. The Rams managed simply 132 yards within the opening half. Their solely landing got here on a 25-yard scoop and rating by linebacker Dante Fowler on the sport’s second offensive snap.

Steelers security Minkah Fitzpatrick scored for the second recreation in a row when he grabbed Jared Goff’s fumble and raced 43 yards for a TD.

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6: 05 p.m.

Stuffed!

On a snowy day, Aaron Rodgers and the Inexperienced Bay Packers might have taken the factors, kicked a gimme area purpose with 2 seconds left within the first half, and gone to the locker room with a seven-point lead over the visiting Carolina Panthers.

As a substitute, because the flakes fell, coach Matt LaFleur despatched Rodgers and the remainder of the offense out to the sector for first-and-goal on the 1 after a move interference name ultimately zone on the earlier play.

Didn’t work out for the Packers.

They tried to run the ball in, however Panthers defensive lineman Gerald McCoy broke via to wrap up Jamaal Williams for a loss.

So Inexperienced Bay’s lead was simply 14-10 on the break.

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5: 30 p.m.

For the primary time all season, the Indianapolis Colts are scoreless at halftime.

In all probability not a coincidence that they’d Brian Hoyer at quarterback.

Hoyer threw two interceptions within the first half — one resulting in a Miami area purpose, the second resulting in Ryan Fitzpatrick’s 11-yard run for a TD — and the Dolphins lead the Colts 10-Zero.

With Jacoby Brissett, T.Y. Hilton and Devin Funchess all sidelined, Indy put up simply 109 yards within the first half.

— Michael Marot reporting from Indianapolis.

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5 p.m.

With Brian Hoyer making his first NFL begin in additional than two years, the Indianapolis Colts are the 16th membership to have used a number of beginning QBs this season.

Hoyer stepped in for Jacoby Brissett, out with an injured left knee.

Half of the league — 16 of its 32 groups — have used multiple man behind middle on the get-go of a recreation.

Hoyer opened Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Miami Dolphins and Ryan Fitzpatrick by going 5 of 10 for 86 yards and an interception.

Fitzpatrick, after all, just isn’t the one quarterback to start out for Miami this season; Josh Rosen has began for the Dolphins, too.

Earlier Sunday, the Bengals went with Ryan Finley rather than the benched Andy Dalton, whereas the Lions used Jeff Driskel as a substitute of the injured Matthew Stafford. Each the Bengals and Lions misplaced.

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four: 25 p.m.

A lot for the New Orleans Saints’ six-game profitable streak.

And a lot for the Atlanta Falcons’ six-game dropping streak.

In a stunner Sunday, Grady Jarrett delivered 2½ of Atlanta’s six sacks of Drew Brees — one fewer than the Falcons’ protection had managed all season coming in — and Matt Ryan threw for a pair of TDs in a 26-9 win at New Orleans.

New Orleans dropped to 7-2, whereas Atlanta improved to 2-7.

Listed here are the opposite ends in Sunday’s early video games:

— Ravens 49, Bengals 13

— Titans 35, Chiefs 32

— Browns 19, Payments 16

— Bears 20, Lions 13

— Jets 34, Giants 27

— Buccaneers 30, Cardinals 27

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Three: 45 p.m.

Patrick Mahomes not solely is again for the Chiefs, he’s ensuring everybody sees simply how wholesome the NFL’s reigning MVP is.

Early within the fourth quarter at Tennessee, he discovered himself with the pocket collapsing. Mahomes jumped up and threw to Mecole Hardman, who ran with the move for a 63-yard landing and a 29-20 lead for the Chiefs.

Mahomes has 379 yards passing and three touchdowns to this point in his return after lacking two video games with a kneecap damage.

— Teresa M. Walker reporting from Nashville, Tennessee.

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Three: 10 p.m.

Lamar Jackson’s breakout season now has its signature second.

The Baltimore Ravens quarterback took off on a videogame-worthy run, replete with a spin transfer, for a 47-yard TD within the second half in opposition to the Bengals.

Defender after defender was left greedy at air because the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner made his approach down the sector.

Jackson’s landing elevated Baltimore’s result in 35-10 within the street recreation.

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Three p.m.

New Orleans receiver Tre’Quan Smith continues to be within the recreation for the Saints — in some way.

Smith held onto the ball for a 13-yard acquire regardless of being hit arduous sufficient by Damontae Kazee that his helmet popped off.

It was Smith’s first catch since Week 2. He missed 5 of the earlier six video games with an ankle damage

— Brett Martel reporting in New Orleans.

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2: 45 p.m.

Probably the most shocking halftime rating from the early video games? Indubitably, it’s the New Orleans Saints’ 13-6 deficit at dwelling in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons.

The Saints had been winners of six straight and entered 7-1, whereas the Falcons got here into the day on a six-game dropping streak and a 1-7 document.

Falcons tight finish Austin Hooper has the lone landing to this point on an Eight-yard move from Matt Ryan. It was Hooper’s sixth TD catch this season.

The opposite scores across the league after two quarters:

— Ravens 28, Bengals 10

— Browns 9, Payments 7

— Bears 7, Lions 6

— Jets 14, Giants 13

— Chiefs 13, Titans 13

— Buccaneers 17, Cardinals 13

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2: 30 p.m.

The Tennessee Titans are tied with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes 13-13 at halftime due to an enormous defensive landing by Rashaan Evans.

The Chiefs led 10-7 and had been driving when rookie linebacker David Lengthy hit Damien Williams for a Three-yard loss and knocked the ball free.

Titans linebacker Evans, the No. 22 choose total out of Alabama in 2018, picked up the ball, juked out Mahomes — who went all the way down to the turf — and ran 53 yards for the rating.

Chiefs proper sort out Mitchell Schwartz went down with 2: 46 left within the first half, snapping a streak of seven,894 consecutive snaps performed that had been the NFL’s longest lively streak.

— Teresa M. Walker reporting in Nashville, Tennessee.

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2: 20 p.m.

Giants left sort out Nate Solder has been dominated out of their recreation in opposition to the Jets with a concussion, leaving the group with out the 2 tackles who had began each recreation this season.

Proper sort out Mike Remmers was dominated out earlier than the sport with a again downside.

The Giants’ offensive tackles now are Nick Gates on proper aspect, making his first profession begin, and Eric Smith on the left aspect, making his NFL debut.

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2 p.m.

Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan has departed Chicago’s recreation in opposition to the Detroit Lions with a left elbow damage.

Trevathan ran off the sector together with his arm dangling by his aspect after he received harm whereas attempting to sack Jeff Driskel within the first quarter.

The 29-year-old Trevathan started the day with a team-high 67 tackles. The Bears say his return is questionable.

Nick Kwiatkoski changed Trevathan at inside linebacker.

— Jay Cohen reporting in Chicago.

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1: 25 p.m.

Patrick Mahomes was virtually picked off on his first throw again with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. As a substitute, he picked up proper the place he left off.

Mahomes received fortunate on his first play in opposition to Tennessee after lacking two video games with a knee damage, almost throwing an interception.

However a replay overview confirmed that Titans security Kenny Vaccaro trapped the ball, so KC stored possession.

Mahomes then drove the Chiefs 69 yards over 11 performs, capping the collection with a shovel move to Travis Kelce for a Three-yard landing and a 7-Zero lead over the Titans.

Mahomes, the reigning NFL MVP, started the sport 6 of Eight for 57 yards.

— Teresa M. Walker reporting in Nashville, Tennessee.

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1: 15 p.m.

Kareem Hunt has his first NFL contact in almost a 12 months following an eight-game suspension.

The troubled Browns working again returned for his first motion since Nov. 19 final season, when he was with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.

The Browns signed the Cleveland native in February.

He was banned for eight video games by the league for 2 bodily off-field altercations, together with one when he shoved and kicked a lady.

On Cleveland’s first possession in opposition to Buffalo on Sunday, Hunt caught a brief move from Baker Mayfield for a 7-yard acquire.

The 24-year-old Hunt led the league in dashing for Kansas Metropolis in 2017.

— Tom Withers reporting in Cleveland.

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11: 55 a.m.

Patrick Mahomes will begin for the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on the Tennessee Titans, simply over two weeks after the reigning NFL MVP dislocated his kneecap.

There initially was concern that the quarterback may very well be sidelined for months.

But it surely turned on the market was no structural injury to the knee, and Mahomes by no means missed a follow.

He missed two video games, with Matt Moore beginning in his place.

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11: 30 a.m.

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has been dominated out for Detroit’s recreation at Chicago due to hip and again points, stopping his streak of 136 consecutive begins.

The 31-year-old Stafford had been listed as questionable. It’s the primary time he has missed a regular-season recreation because the 2010 season.

Jeff Driskel is stepping in for Stafford. Driskel is making his sixth profession begin.

Stafford is engaged on one other terrific 12 months for Detroit, throwing for two,499 yards and 19 touchdowns within the first half of the season.

The Bears had been a 2½-point favourite over the Lions, however Chicago was favored by 6½ factors Sunday morning after the Stafford information broke.

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