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1972 Dolphins gather to celebrate 40th anniversary

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1972 Dolphins gather to celebrate 40th anniversary

MIAMI (AP) Don Shula had the 1972 Miami Dolphins over to his house for dinner Thursday to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of their perfect season.

``It's going to be a wonderful evening for me to have them walk through the door,'' the Pro Football Hall of Fame coach said beforehand. ``I can check them in and weigh them in and have them run gassers and the 12-minute run, and make life miserable for them remembering what I put them through.''

The dinner is among the festivities this week for the 1972 team, which will be honored at the Dolphins game against Jacksonville on Sunday.

Led by such Hall of Famers as Bob Griese, Larry Csonka and Paul Warfield, the `72 Dolphins went 17-0 - still the only unbeaten, untied team in NFL history.

``I never thought it would happen that we would be the only team,'' Hall of Fame guard Larry Little said. ``Then 10 years went by, 20 years went by, 30 years went by. Now 40 years. And maybe 10 years from now, we'll all be in wheelchairs and it still may not have happened.''

Quarterback Earl Morrall, at 78 the team's oldest player, said he thought most of his ex-teammates looked good.

``We've all gotten a little bigger and stronger,'' Morrall said with a smile.

Most of the team was expected to attend this week's events. Safety Jake Scott, the most valuable player in the Super Bowl that season, made the trip from his home in Hawaii after missing similar reunions for many years because he had a falling out with Shula.

``That's all water under the bridge now,'' Scott said Thursday. ``It's too long to hold a grudge. You get over it, go on and have some fun.''

Some of the players are fiercely protective of the 1972 Dolphins' unique place in history, and the 82-year-old Shula said because of their record, they deserve to be considered the best team ever.

He declined to predict how many more seasons might pass before another team goes undefeated.

``You just never know,'' he said. ``We're just happy and thankful that we did it. And if somebody else does it, we're not a bunch of angry old guys salivating and wishing they'd get beat. I'll call that coach and congratulate him, and I'm sure my players will call their players and congratulate them.''

Scott, 67, joked that contemporary teams will have a tough time catching the `72 Dolphins.

``As we get older,'' he said with a laugh, ``we're getting better and better.''

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Trent Williams shares video of dog after reported fight that killed neighbor's dog

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Trent Williams shares video of dog after reported fight that killed neighbor's dog

One of Trent Williams’ dogs involved in a fight with his neighbor’s dog received stitches on several deep cuts after the incident, according to a video shared by Williams on Twitter.

Redskins running back Derrius Guice posted a video of Williams' pitbull on Twitter. Williams quote- tweeted it on his account, echoing Guice’s statement with shouting emojis.

Warning: The video, which is linked here, is graphic and may be disturbing to some readers. 

The fight, which occurred in Missouri City, Texas, resulted in the death of the neighbor’s dog, Sandy. Williams' neighbors told local TV station ABC 13 that the dogs at his house are a menace to the neighborhood. "We've been here three years, and I'll definitely tell you my family and I feel like prisoners in our own neighborhood," said neighbor Cecelia Hernandez.

Williams defended his pets, telling ABC 13 that Sandy sent the dog she attacked to the veterinarian’s office fighting for its life. The procedures cost about $5,000 in medical bills.

Local police and animal control are no longer investigating the incident. Neither Williams nor his neighbors were charged.

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Redskins vs. Eagles Week 15 Inactives: Scherff, Dunbar ruled out

Redskins vs. Eagles Week 15 Inactives: Scherff, Dunbar ruled out

When the Redskins host the Eagles on Sunday, both teams will be without multiple starters at the wide receiver position.

Redskins wide receiver Trey Quinn will miss his second straight contest with a concussion. The Redskins will roll out a trio of rookie wide receivers -- Terry McLaurin, Kelvin Harmon, and Steven Sims -- as the team placed veteran Paul Richardson on injured reserve this week.

Philadelphia will be without their top three wide receivers -- Alshon Jeffery, DeSean Jackson, and Nelson Agholor -- in Week 15. Agholor will be inactive. Jeffery was placed on IR earlier this week, and Jackson has been on IR since early November. Jackson only appeared in three contests this season in his second stint in Philadelphia, but he torched the Redskins for 154 yards and two touchdowns in Week 1.

Ryan Kerrigan, who's been Washington's Ironman since entering the NFL in 2011, will miss the remainder of the season with a calf injury he suffered last week in Green Bay. The team placed him on injured reserve earlier this week, too.

Cornerback Quinton Dunbar has been Washington's best defender this season, but was forced to leave last week's contest early with a hamstring injury. He didn't practice all week and is inactive against Philadelphia.

Redskins guard Brandon Scherff will also miss Sunday's contest. He was questionable with an elbow and shoulder injury and only practiced on a limited basis this week.

Philadelphia will also be without their All-Pro right tackle Lane Johnson, who is out with an ankle injury.

Here are the full inactives.

Redskins vs. Eagles Week 15 Inactives

Redskins Inactives:

QB Colt McCoy
OG Brandon Scherff
WR Trey Quinn
TE Caleb Wilson
OL Ross Pierschbacher
CB Quinton Dunbar
LB Josh Harvey-Clemons

Eagles Inactives:

QB Nate Sudfeld
WR Nelson Agholor
RB Jordan Howard
OT Lane Johnson
DE Shareef Miller
OG Sua Opeta
DE Derek Barnett

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