The Miami Dolphins acknowledged the tragic passing of Jose Fernandez with a moment of silence before kickoff of their home opener against the Cleveland Browns Sunday afternoon at Hard Rock Stadium.
Fernandez, the Marlins ace, was one of three killed in a boating accident at Government Cut in Miami Beach early Sunday morning.
The Marlins canceled their game against the Braves Sunday; the Dolphins’ game against the Browns went on as planned.
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of Jose Fernandez and the entire Marlins organization,” the team said in a written statement.
Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel added on Twitter: “Terrible, terrible news. Sincere condolences to Jose's family, friends, and the @Marlins organization.”