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  1. Ryan Tannehill will return to start for the Dolphins on Sunday against the Colts, coach Adam Gase tells reporters. Tannehill has missed the last five games with a right shoulder injury, but he looked sharp enough in Tuesday’s practice to get the nod. Brock Osweiler had a few impressive moments as the fill-in, but the team ultimately went 2-3 without Tannehill in the lineup. Tannehill had his own ups and downs under center before the injury, but he ultimately represents the Dolphins’ best option as they push to get into the playoff mix. The Dolphins’ 31-12 loss to the Packers before the bye was disheartening, but they’re still alive at 5-5. A win over the Colts would take them over the .500 mark while dealing a blow to another 5-5 Wild Card hopeful. After that, the Dolphins face the Bills, Patriots, Vikings, Jaguars and Bills (again) to close out the year. In his five games this season, Tannehill has thrown for 972 yards, eight touchdowns and five interceptions.
  2. Ryan Tannehill has missed the last several games with a shoulder injury, and he is finally ready to return when the Miami Dolphins take on the Indianapolis Colts this weekend. Dolphins head coach Adam Gase announced on Tuesday that Tannehill will resume starting this weekend. Tannehill has ramped up his throwing over the past week and finally been able to practice without pain. Gase had previously described his recovery as “inconsistent,” but Tannehill has apparently gotten to the point where he is confident he can play without experiencing a setback. Brock Osweiler has started the last five games for Miami, and the team has gone 2-3 in that span. The results haven’t been terrible, but he failed to throw a touchdown pass over the past three games. The 5-5 Dolphins are hoping Tannehill can help lead a playoff surge down the stretch.
  3. It looks like the Miami Dolphins will finally get quarterback Ryan Tannehill back in action this Sunday when they take on the Indianapolis Colts. Tannehill has been out since suffering a shoulder injury in the first weekend of October. He took “a lot of reps” in Tuesday’s practice and was reportedly “ripping it” to his receivers. For Miami, this couldn’t come at a better time. Despite some awful play recently by backup quarterback Brock Osweiler, the Dolphins are still in the AFC playoff hunt with a record of 5-5. They’re in a five-way tie for the final wild card slot and can certainly get into the postseason with a strong finish. In five games this year, Tannehill has completed 65.9 percent of his passes for 972 yards with eight touchdowns and five interceptions. Miami was 3-2 in his starts but has lost five of its last eight games.
  4. The 2018 NFL season is coming up on the final quarter stretch and in most cases, nothing is settled. Divisions are close, playoff races are tight, and injuries around the league have really begun to shake things up. It’s now make-or-break time for players and teams, and as the saying goes, big players make big plays in big games. So who might those big players be? Here’s a look at 10 players who could have a big impact down the stretch. 10. Colt McCoy, QB, Washington Redskins 33 years to the day that Lawrence Taylor broke Joe Theismann’s leg, players watched helplessly as Alex Smith suffered a gruesomely similar injury. His season is now over, and the reigns of the NFC East-leading Redskins have been handed over to Colt McCoy. He played relatively well in a Week 11 loss to the Houston Texans and will now lead the show moving forward, which is a role he hasn’t played in many years. The luxury McCoy brings to the table beyond his starting experience is his intimate familiarity with Washington’s offense and the
  5. Dolphins wideout Jakeem Grant will be placed on injured reserve after suffering an Achilles injury in Week 10, according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Grant didn’t suffer a ruptured Achilles, which would have required him to undergo a comprehensive operation that could have knocked him out for 10-12 months, per Salguero. Instead, Grant underwent a separate, less-invasive procedure which should allow him to return for 2019 training camp. Grant, 26, took on a larger role in Week 8 due to injuries on the Dolphins’ receiver depth chart, managing eight targets while Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson were sidelined. Stills is now back in the fold, but Wilson has since been placed on injured reserve. Miami still has other options at the receiver position, however, including Danny Amendola, DeVante Parker, Leonte Carroo, and the recently-signed Brice Butler. While Grant wasn’t a key player on offense, his loss will be strongly felt on special teams, where Grant was Miami’s No. 1 kick and punt returner. Grant