OL Terron Armstead says he's signing with Miami Dolphins
Dolphins Armstead Football FILE - New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Terron Armstead looks to block against the New England Patriots during an NFL football game Sept. 26, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass. Armstead announced Tuesday night, March 22, that he’s signing with the Miami Dolphins. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File) (Winslow Townson)MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — (AP) — Terron Armstead has become the Miami Dolphins' latest big free agent move, announcing Tuesday night that he's joining the team after spending his first nine NFL seasons with the New Orleans Saints. Armstead instantly becomes the presumed starter at left tackle for the Dolphins, whose offensive line struggled at times last season. “O-line is a special game," Williams said.wftv.com
Waddle shines, Dolphins beat Saints 20-3 to win 7th straight
Dolphins Saints Football Miami Dolphins' Jaylen Waddle (17) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, in New Orleans. The Saints' defense helped keep the game within reach until Waddle scored on a 1-yard shovel pass from Tua Tagovailoa to make it 17-3 with 5:10 left in the third quarter. THE WADDLE EFFECTWaddle returned to the lineup after missing Miami’s previous game because of a positive COVID-19 test. The Saints finally moved the ball on their fifth series, needing just four plays to pick up three first downs. Saints: Host NFC South foe Carolina on Sunday before traveling to Atlanta to end the regular season.wftv.com
The Latest: Bills cash in on early Washington turnovers
The Buffalo Bills have capitalized on a pair of Washington Football Team turnovers -- a Logan Thomas fumble and Taylor Heinicke interception -- to build a 21-7 lead just over 5 minutes into the second quarter. The Patriots lost a key cog of their offense after running back James White was carted off the field early in the second quarter with a hip injury. Nelson had someone roll up on his right ankle on a third-and-1 run by Jonathan Taylor early in the second quarter. And Wentz will be without right tackle Braden Smith missing a second straight game with an injured foot and thumb. Arizona is the lone unbeaten playing in one of Sunday's early games as they visit the winless Jacksonville Jaguars.wftv.com
The Latest: Chiefs' turnover troubles continue vs. Chargers
(AP Photo/David Dermer) (David Dermer)The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT):___2 p.m. One of the league’s best defensive players, Mack is a six-time Pro Bowler and the 2016 defensive player of the year. Martinez had to be helped off the field less than two minutes into the game after trying to make a tackle. And Wentz will be without right tackle Braden Smith missing a second straight game with an injured foot and thumb. All-Pro T.J. Watt and second-year man Alex Highsmith are both battling groin injuries suffered in a loss last week to Las Vegas.wftv.com
Saints rout Panthers 33-7 to earn No. 2 seed in NFC playoffs
The Saints (12-4) will host the seventh-seeded Chicago Bears in the wild-card round next Sunday at 4:40 p.m. EST. He also ran for five TDs, but the Panthers struggled to make winning plays late in games all season with Bridgewater at the helm. That leaves questions about his future as the Panthers starting QB, especially with the team having a top 10 draft pick in 2021. UP NEXTSaints: The four-time defending NFC South champions host the Bears next Sunday in the playoffs. Panthers: After failing to make the playoffs for the third straight season, Carolina will look to the NFL draft to upgrade a number of pressing needs.
Saints overcome Brees injury, beat 49ers 27-13
“When I came out in the second half and started throwing the ball (to warm up), it became really apparent that I wasn't going to be effective,” Brees said. Brees said he didn't expect the injury to be “a long-term thing," but added, ”it's just a matter of how long it's going to be. “We couldn’t get anything going in the second half and didn’t get much out of our running game," coach Kyle Shannahan said. Tight end Josh Hill also left the game with a concussion in the second half. Cornerback Marshon Lattimore left with an oblique injury, but could be seen standing on the sideline without his helmet in the second half, urging on teammates and even dancing at times.
Browns' Beckham, Washington's Collins leave with injuries
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)Cleveland receiver Odell Beckham and Washington safety Landon Collins will have more tests Monday to determine the extent of what could be season-ending injuries. Collins injured his left ankle/Achilles tendon in noncontact fashion early in the second quarter. Phillips was carted off the field early in the second quarter. — Carolina left tackle Russell Okung (calf) left in the second half against New Orleans and did not return. — New Orleans offensive tackle Terron Armstead (arm) left in the second quarter and did not return.