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Dolphins survive Arizona comeback bid; Ryan Tannehill injured

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On a rainy Sunday afternoon in south Florida, the Miami Dolphins were cruising to a victory over the Arizona Cardinals. In the end, Miami would need a last second field goal from Andrew Franks to escape with a 26-23 victory. The Dolphins bottled up Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald and David Johnson in the first half. Palmer had his worst half as a Cardinal, throwing for only 50 yards. Miami would take a 21-9 lead and appeared headed for an easy…

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QBs aside, keep an eye on Rob Gronkowski, Demaryius Thomas, Larry Fitzgerald and Jonathan Stewart

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Championship Sunday is more than just the quarterbacks. Sure, Brady-Manning 17 dominated headlines for the AFC title game and Cam-Carson is a battle of former No. 1 overall picks in the NFC. But several other offensive stars are playing in both games. Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, Ronnie Hillman, Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, David Johnson, Jonathan Stewart and Greg Olsen are among the skill players who had productive seasons. Some of the league’s best blockers will be…

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NFL: Ref determined ‘basic fairness’ dictated re-tossed coin

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No need to flip out over that repeated coin toss. When referee Clete Blakeman tossed the coin before the start of overtime in the NFC divisional playoff game between Green Bay and Arizona on Saturday night, it never actually flipped. Blakeman quickly picked up the coin and made sure this one went heads over tails in the air. “The rule book does not specify when the coin must be re-tossed, but the referee used his judgment to determine that basic…

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Cardinals top Packers in classic NFC playoff game

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The Arizona Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers played a memorable Divisional Playoff game on Saturday. Arizona won the game, 26-20 in overtime, but that does not begin to tell the entire story. Two receivers, one for each team, were front and center with the key plays of the game. Few have heard of Jeff Janis, but he had 145 yards receiving and two touchdowns for the Packers. Most football fans have heard of all-pro receiver Larry Fitzgerald. All he…

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