Tua throws for 296 yards as Dolphins beat Bengals 19-7
There was pushing and shoving, and Bengals safety Shawn Williams and Miami receivers DeVante Parker and Mack Hollins were ejected. He threw for 167 yards in the pivotal third quarter, when the Dolphins rallied from a 7-6 halftime deficit to mount three scoring drives. The Bengals, leading 7-3, were also penalized 15 yards on the play for unnecessary roughness by Boyd, which may have cost them points. Miami then moved 27 yards in the final minute and kicked a field goal to trail 7-6 at halftime. Bengals: Left tackle Jonah Williams (right knee) was carted off the field in the fourth quarter.
Rodgers at ease as Packers roll past Vikings 43-34
Davante Adams was predictably the biggest beneficiary, with a career-high, franchise-record-tying 14 catches for 156 yards and two scores. Aaron Jones rushed for 66 yards and a touchdown for the Packers, who posted their highest score against the Vikings since a 44-31 victory at the Metrodome on Oct. 27, 2013. Jaire Alexander, who also recorded a safety on an untouched cornerback blitz in the second quarter, made the bobbling interception. When LG Lucas Patrick (shoulder) was forced out in the second quarter, Jenkins moved back to his original spot and free agent addition Rick Wagner entered at RT. ... DT Kenny Clark (groin) was hurt in the second quarter during Alexander's interception and didn't return.
Sheriff: Missing dad of NFL player found safe in Florida
Jean Alexandre, 65, was reported to be in good health and will be reunited with this family, the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office said in a Twitter post Thursday morning. We are all relieved and grateful that he was found, and that he was found well," Brian Pakett, an attorney representing Mackensie Alexander, told The Associated Press on Thursday morning. Alexander, 26, and another man, 28-year-old Evins Clement, were arrested by Collier County sheriffs deputies Tuesday night. Alexander grew up in the small farming community of Immokalee, in southwest Florida, where his family still lives. The man told deputies Alexander then threatened to get a gun from his car.
NFL player arrested in Florida while searching for missing father
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander was jailed Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor battery after deputies say he beat up a man shortly after returning to Florida to help search for his missing father. Investigators say another man told them he and Alexandre drove about 80 miles (130 kilometers) to pick palmetto berries in Okeechobee County on Monday. The man, whose name has not been released, told deputies he had left Alexandre behind. The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that they are searching for Alexandre but referred all other questions to Collier County. The man told deputies that Alexander then threatened to get a gun from his car.