James (shoulder) returned to practice Monday, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
James had missed practice Sunday due to the injury, but the quick return indicates that the ailment was not serious. The former first-round pick is expected once again start at offensive tackle for the Dolphins this season.
James suffered a shoulder injury at Saturday's practice, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
There is nothing to indicate the injury is serious, but there has not been much information released. The fourth-year tackle has started every game he he's played in Miami, including 16 last season. Sam Young will presumably fill in with the first time if James is required to miss any time.
James fifth-year option will be worth roughly $8.1 million since he was the 19th pick of the 2014 draft. The decision to pick up the option likely means that James will be the Dolphins' starting right tackle for at least the next two years.
James joined Miami as the 19th overall pick of the 2014 Draft, making his fifth-year option worth about $8.1 million. That hefty evaluation leaves the Dolphins with an important decision ahead of them, particularly after they parted ways with fellow offensive tackle Branden Albert this offseason. With Laremy Tunsil set to fill Albert's left tackle position long-term, the Dolphins now must determine how long their commitment to James at right tackle will last, but it appears a ruling won't be made until after next month's draft.
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|10||11/13/17||@ CAR||8:30 pm|
|12||11/26/17||@ NE||1:00 pm|
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|16||12/24/17||@ KC||1:00 pm|
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