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2009-09-28 18:02:30

Miami Coach Tony Sparano said Monday the status of injured Dolphins' quarterback Chad Pennington is still uncertain. ESPN, citing unnamed sources, reported that Pennington is out for the rest of the season with a torn capsule in his right shoulder. But Sparano said he was still waiting on information to assess the severity of the injury. Pennington left Sunday's 23-13 loss to San Diego after being hit in the third quarter. Sparano termed the injury a weird looking deal and said it appeared to...

2009-09-03 21:06:41

Free-agent rookie Tristan Davis scored on a 79-yard run in the fourth quarter Thursday to wrap up the Detroit Lions' 17-6 exhibition victory over Buffalo. Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford, locked in a battle with Daunte Culpepper for the starting position, completed 5-of-9 passes for 81 yards with an interception. Culpepper did not play, having suffered a cut foot in an accident at his home last weekend. Stafford, the No. 1 choice in this year's draft out of Georgia, finished the...

2009-09-01 15:16:37

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Cleo Lemon found himself without a job Tuesday when the NFL club waived him. Lemon, 30, had signed with the Ravens Aug. 16. He had appeared in two games for the Jacksonville Jaguars last season. Lemon, a product of Arkansas State, started eight games over two seasons with Miami from 2006-07. He has 2,185 yards with eight touchdowns and seven interceptions in 16 career NFL games.

2009-08-29 17:33:17

Drew Stanton threw for a touchdown and a conversion in the fourth quarter Saturday to give Detroit an 18-17 pre-season win over Indianapolis. Daunte Culpepper started for Detroit and was 7-for-12 for 67 yards and a TD and rookie Matthew Stafford was 13-of-19 for 160 yards and an interception. Calvin Johnson had four receptions for 67 yards. Peyton Manning played the entire first half and the first drive of the third and was 12-for-15 for 123 yards and a touchdown for the Colts. Dallas Clark...

2009-08-17 22:38:19

Chad Henne threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Ernest Wilford in the third quarter Monday to give the Miami Dolphins a 12-9 pre-season win over Jacksonville. Henne's pass was the only touchdown of the game. Miami's Dan Carpenter kicked a 48-yard field goal in the first quarter, Miami's Connor Barth kicked a 27-yarder in the second, and Jacksonville's Josh Scobee made field goals of 43 yards and 36 yards to account for the Jaguars' scoring. Henne, going into his second NFL season, completed...

2009-08-15 19:44:18

Jason Hanson kicked a 47-yard field goal in the closing seconds Saturday to give the Detroit Lions a 27-26 pre-season win over the Atlanta Falcons. Detroit rookie quarterback Matthew Stafford, the top pick in the draft, was 7-of-14 for 114 yards with a touchdown and one interception, which was returned 42 yards by Tony Gilbert for a score. Quarterback Daunte Culpepper played the first three offensive series for the Lions. Lions rookie running back Aaron Brown caught a touchdown pass and ran...

2009-02-26 17:45:36

The Miami Dolphins Thursday signed strong safety Gibril Wilson to an undisclosed contract, The Miami Herald reported. The newspaper said the five-year NFL veteran signed for five years after being released by the Oakland Raiders last week. The Dolphins also re-signed fellow strong safety Yeremiah Bell. Bell's contract is believe to be a four-year deal worth $20 million with $10 million guaranteed, while Wilson agreed to a deal worth up to $27.5 million. Wilson had signed a six-year contract...

2009-01-20 15:29:20

Miami Dolphins majority owner Wayne Huizenga has agreed to sell all but 5 percent of the Dolphins, the AFC East champions, to Stephen Ross. Ross bought 49 percent of the team and Dolphins Stadium in 2008 for $550 million. The Miami Herald Tuesday said Huizenga would retain 5 percent interest in the team in a deal that may be worth as much as $1.1 billion. The report said team executive vice president Bill Parcells, who guided the Dolphin's single-season worst-to-first turnaround in the AFC...

2008-12-31 16:59:20

Miami quarterback Chad Pennington was the season's final AFC offensive player of the week Wednesday. In his ninth season from Marshall, Pennington completed 22-of -30 passes for 200 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions, leading the Dolphins' 24-17 win over the New York Jets, his former team. His 20-yard fourth quarter touchdown pass to Anthony Fasano helped rally the Dolphins to their 13th AFC East title and first the since 2000 season. Pennington's 113.2 passer rating marked the...

2008-12-10 12:59:38

Ball-hawking Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed was among the AFC players earning weekly NFL honors on Wednesday. The seven-year veteran from Miami-Florida was the AFC's top defensive player after his two tackles, two interceptions, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and a 22-yard first quarter touchdown on a fumble return, helped the Ravens to a 24-10 win over the Washington Redskins. It was Reed's fourth career weekly player honor and second this season. To date this season, he has five of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.