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Dolphins' Kenyan Drake: Logs limited practice
Drake (shoulder) was a limited participant at Wednesday's practice.
Drake's practice reps were restricted last week due to the shoulder issue, but he didn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Patriots. The running back logged 24 of the Dolphins' 48 offensive snaps and carried six times for 24 yards, but his fantasy line was salvaged by a wild hook-and-ladder touchdown -- credited as a 55-yard catch -- as time expired to give Miami an upset win. His limitations Wednesday were more than likely maintenance-related, so the expectation is that he'll be good to go for the Week 15 matchup with Minnesota.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' DeVante Parker: Still dealing with shoulder
Parker (shoulder) was a limited participant at practice Wednesday.
Parker has been restricted to non-contact work in practice the past few weeks but it hasn't affected his availability for gamedays. Since the Dolphins' Week 11 bye, Parker has suited up in all three of the team's games, catching eight of 15 targets for 71 yards and a touchdown. He should be fine to handle his usual role as a top-three receiver in the Miami offense in Week 15 against the Vikings, but there's reason to worry about both volume and efficiency.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Danny Amendola: Sits out Wednesday's practice
Amendola (knee) didn't practice Wednesday.
Amendola toughed it out and played through the knee issue in Sunday's win over the Patriots, playing 25 of 48 offensive snaps and hauling in his only target for 10 yards. Though he came out of the contest with no reported setbacks, Amendola's limited snap count verified that he wasn't completely healthy. It's thus not surprising that he was absent for the Dolphins' first practice of Week 15, but the expectation is that the veteran wideout will be ready to go once the weekend arrives. Such a notion would be confirmed by a return to practice in some fashion Thursday, as the Dolphins continue their preparation for a game against the Vikings.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Xavien Howard: Does some running
Howard (knee) didn't practice Wednesday but did some running under the supervision of the Miami training staff, Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com reports.
While the NFL interception leader hasn't officially been ruled out for Week 15, coach Adam Gase acknowledged that he needs to see more from Howard in terms of lateral movement and agility. The Dolphins likely will have to play without their top cornerback for a second straight game, though Howard could still make a late push to suit up. He had a minor arthroscopic procedure last week to trim the meniscus in his injured knee.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill: Expected to play
Coach Adam Gase said Tannehill (ankle) looked good during practice Wednesday and will play in Sunday's game at Minnesota "unless something crazy happens," Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Beasley agreed with Gase's assessment of Tannehill looking good Wednesday, noting that the quarterback moved around well even though his entire right cleat was covered in tape. While he may be slightly limited in terms of mobility, Tannehill doesn't seem to be in much danger of sitting out Week 15. The bigger concern is his tricky road matchup with a Vikings defense ranked seventh in the NFL in opponent passer rating (86.7) and 16th in yards per attempt (7.5).... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Hroniss Grasu: Finds new home in Miami
Grasu signed a contract with the Dolphins on Wednesday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
Grasu should provide some reinforcement to an offensive line riddled with injuries. However, there's no guarantee he will see the field consistently in the final few weeks of the 2018 season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jake Brendel: Placed on IR
Brendel (calf) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Brendel spent the first half of the season on injured reserve with an injury to the same calf. The UCLA product sustained this particular injury in practice Dec. 6 and was considered week-to-week afterward. Brendel missed Sunday's divisional tilt with the Patriots and now will miss the remainder of the season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Albert Wilson: Making progress with hip
Wilson said Tuesday that he's making good progress in his recovery from a small fracture and labrum tear in his hip, Safid Deen of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.
Despite avoiding surgery, Wilson spent a couple weeks in a hip brace using crutches to get around. The Dolphins have already brought the maximum of two players back from injured reserve, though it doesn't sound like Wilson would have been a candidate even if a spot was available. He seems to be on track for some level of participation in the offseason program while preparing for the second season of a three-year, $24 million contract he signed last March. The structure of the deal all but ensures Wilson will be back in Miami for at least one more year.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill: On the practice field
Tannehill (ankle) was spotted on the field at practice Wednesday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
While it remains to be seen how the Dolphins will list Tannehill's participation level, his presence on the field Wednesday is a good sign with regard to his status for Sunday's game against the Vikings. Thanks to their improbable last-second win over the Patriots in Week 14, the Dolphins sit at 7-6 and remain in the AFC playoff hunt. As a result, Tannehill will no likely do whatever he can to be on the field this weekend.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Bobby McCain: Another sack Sunday
McCain recorded seven tackles (four solo) and a sack across 81 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Patriots.
McCain now has a sack in back-to-back contests. He has 48 tackles while playing in 72 percent of the defensive snaps on the season. He'll look to help contain Kirk Cousins and the Vikings passing-attack this Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Robert Quinn: Brings down Brady
Quinn recorded three tackles (one solo) and a sack across 46 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Patriots.
The veteran is seeing about 60 percent of the defensive snaps this season in Miami but has managed to record 33 tackles and four sacks to go along with two forced fumbles. Sunday marked his second sack in just as many games, and he'll look to continue that streak in Minnesota against the Vikings.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Raekwon McMillan: Posts nine tackles versus Patriots
McMillan recorded nine tackles (five solo) during Sunday's 34-33 win over the Patriots.
McMillan equaled a season high in tackles during Sunday's win against New England. The second-year pro has posted at least seven tackles in his last four games, and he will be a solid IDP play against the Vikings in Week 15.... See More ... See Less
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