Miami Dolphins practice report: Ryan Tannehill strong on Day 1

Ryan Tannehill was off and rolling on the first day of camp. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

DAVIE–The Dolphins opened training camp early this morning with most of their key players on the field, and quarterback Ryan Tannehill looks like he’s had a good offseason recovering from last year’s knee injury.

Tannehill was full-go for practice as he continues adjusting to the knee brace he’s been wearing the past few months. He was agile, as he was throughout Organized Team Activities and minicamp, and was sharp on all his medium and short passes in receiver drills. The Dolphins spent most of their time in the red zone, so he didn’t get deep opportunities.

Here are some other notes from today’s practice:

–Starting safety Reshad Jones and center Mike Pouncey did not practice. Click here for more details on their absence.

–Based on today’s lineups, it looks like the Dolphins are working with a tentative offensive line of Laremy Tunsil at left tackle, Ted Larsen at left guard, Jermon Bushrod at right guard and Ja’Wuan James at right tackle. That would suggest they want to move forward with Larsen at guard rather than keep him in consideration to fill in for Pouncey at center. Kraig Urbik, who took over late last season, took a lot of reps with the first-string line today. Anthony Steen, who started seven games last season, was with the second group.

–Return man Jakeem Grant got some work at slot receiver today and took a quick pass all the way to the end zone against rookie cornerback Cordrea Tankersley.

–Cameron Wake and Andre Branch handled the first-team reps at defensive end, with Ndamukong Suh and Jordan Phillips in the middle. It’s a big training camp for Phillips. Branch looks like he’s in exceptional shape, but got beat by Jarvis Landry on a reverse.

–Rashawn Scott, the undrafted rookie who made big strides at receiver last year, is out. He had his left foot in a walking boot today.

–The starting linebacker competition is widely thought to be between Lawrence Timmons, Kiko Alonso and Raekwon McMillan at this point, but Mike Hull took some first-team reps today. McMillan was on the second team.

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