DAVIE — The Dolphins are starting their second stretch of instruction camp practices this morning and will go 4 straight days just before taking one more break.
The preseason starts Aug. 9 with a house game against Tampa Bay.
In the meantime, right here are some updates from today’s practice:
— The group ran Sam Young at suitable tackle to open 11-on-11 function. Ja’Wuan James is at practice and dressed, but a trainer was tending to his back when the initially-group offense was on the field.
— James has stayed on the field, but is not taking any reps.
— Frank Gore continues to impress. He had very good burst on a 15-yard touchdown run.
— Xavien Howard had a good pass breakup to protect against what would’ve been a 40-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Tannehill to Kenny Stills.
— Defensive tackle Jordan Phillips had a productive day and repeatedly got into the backfield.
— Red zone function at the finish of practice was a train wreck. Kenyan Drake fumbled away a handoff, and Tannehill threw a choose-six to Kiko Alonso.
— Tannehill took a modest hit from Cameron Wake and seemed to bounce back from it just fine.
— Backup offensive lineman Jake Brendel, who suffered a calf injury the initially day, remains out.
— Wide receiver Isaiah Ford is not dressed for practice. He’s battled a minor shoulder injury the final couple of days.
— Tight finish A.J. Derby, who would be finding a shot to win the beginning job, is nonetheless out with a foot injury.
[Lieser: Dolphins RB Kenyan Drake is growing up when team needs him most]
[Humbling restart for WR Leonte Carroo, who still wants to prove the Dolphins right for drafting him]
[Lieser: Dolphins coach Adam Gase and the fine line between confidence and delusion]
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