Dolphins training camp practice update: Jay Ajayi evaluated for concussion

Mike Pouncey has ye to go through a full practice since 2016. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

DAVIE–The Dolphins are in full pads this morning, a first for this year, and that means the intensity goes up a notch. At the moment, it’s relatively cool and overcast, but the team will migrate to the practice bubble if the weather breaks bad.

It’s been a very physical practice, and one of the big hits came when safety T.J. McDonald knocked running back Jay Ajayi off his feet. That ended Ajayi’s day, and the training staff escorted him back inside the facility. Dolphins coach Adam Gase said after practice Ajayi is being evaluated for a concussion sustained.

Here are some other updates from this morning’s training camp practice:

— One guy who isn’t padded up is Mike Pouncey. He has yet to come close to a full practice, sitting out all of the spring work and getting about 10-15 minutes of individual drills Sunday. The team is describing today’s absence as a rest day.

— Cornerback Bobby McCain is back after a scare with his right knee Sunday.

— The opening run of first-string vs. first-string was fairly even between the offense and defense. Ajayi broke a nice tackle against Lawrence Timmons, knocking his helmet off. First-round pick Charles Harris delivered a sack on Ryan Tannehill.

— On the first-string’s second series, Michael Thomas had an interception off Tannehill while covering Jarvis Landry. Later in that segment, Andre Branch let up last second when he could’ve drilled Tannehill.

— Damien Williams had a touchdown run of roughly 20 yards off left tackle.

— The Dolphins had their closest thing to a fight during red zone work. There was a big pile up at the five-yard line that was quickly broken up. Multiple players were working to keep Williams out of it.

— Late in practice, the offense had a nice sequence. Tannehill hit DeVante Parker on a slant

— Wide receiver Isaiah Ford (knee) remains out, as does running back Storm Johnson, safety Reshad Jones and offensive tackle Avery Young.

— The Dolphins started out with a first-string offensive line that included Kraig Urbik at center and Ted Larsen at left guard.

[Dolphins rookie Cordrea Tankersley learns a hard lesson about South Florida]

[Hype swirls (again) around Dolphins WR DeVante Parker]

[Time to believe in Jarvis Landry’s words]

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