With a reported 10 injured players, the Dolphins staff is working around the clock to try and have as many able bodies as possible for Sunday’s showdown with the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. Opening kickoff is slated for 1:05 p.m. ET from Sun Life Stadium on CBS4.
Miami Dolphins end Cameron Wake and two other defensive starters are listed as questionable for Monday night’s game at New Orleans.
The Miami Dolphins will be without a huge piece in the middle of its defense when the Atlanta Falcons come to town on Sunday.
There was a major addition to the injury list Wednesday afternoon for the Miami Dolphins: quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
The Atlanta Falcons have already lost two defensive starters and may lose another if cornerback Asante Samuel can’t play Sunday. The Miami Dolphins, Atlanta’s next opponent, are also facing injury issues of their own.
It was a good start for the Miami Dolphins to open the season 1-0 for only the second time since 2005, but it was not so good for defensive tackle Randy Starks.
The Miami Dolphins defense will have likely have a win/lose scenario when it comes to the roster going into the first week of the season.
Almost all of the focus from Tuesday’s practice with the Miami Dolphins was on rookie defensive end Dion Jordan, who made his first appearance. Jordan’s one cog in a defensive line the Fins hope can make an impact in 2013.
Despite spending more than $200 million in contracts during the 2013 offseason, the Miami Dolphins appear to be in decent salary cap space heading into training camp and the 2014 season.
The Miami Dolphins added some bulk to its defensive line Thursday when it signed defensive lineman Vaughn Martin, formerly of the San Diego Chargers, to a two-year contract.