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Dolphins wake up in fourth quarter to beat Rams

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For those who missed the first three quarters of Sunday’s game between the Miami Dolphins and the Los Angeles Rams, good for you. That especially goes for the Dolphins’ fans. But if you missed the last half of the fourth quarter, you missed something that has never happened before. Miami, who had done nothing in the first half of the game, marched to two touchdowns in the closing minutes to erase a 10-0 deficit and pull out a 14-10 victory.…

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Halfway through, the award winning front-runners are …

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The Associated Press will announce its 2015 NFL award winners the night before the Super Bowl. With the schedule halfway done, here’s a look at the top performers so far. ASSISTANT COACH — Among the dozen or so noteworthy candidates, two stand out: Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips and Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson. Both are veterans at their craft, former head coaches who do their best work with one unit. “The job Wade Phillips has done is very impressive,”…

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The endangered running back not so endangered

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Jeff Fisher hasn’t lasted so long as an NFL coach without being a risk taker. He likes aggressive defenses, and when he was a coordinator, he loved the blitz. Fisher also builds his offenses around the running game, which goes against current NFL philosophies — at the club and league level — that passing is the most effective way to keep fans intrigued. And, oh yeah, the surest way to win. Fisher put the Rams’ first-round draft choice where his…

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