DAVIE–The Dolphins are back on the field for the first time since Thursday’s preseason win over Atlanta and they’re down a few bodies.
In addition to Ryan Tannehill and Raekwon McMillan, who are out for the year, Miami continues to go without Pro Bowl running back Jay Ajayi. He sustained a concussion July 31 and has yet to be cleared for a return. He’s riding an exercise bike during today’s practice.
Here are some other updates:
— Jay Cutler has officially moved into the first-team offense. He’s taking the snaps that had been going to Matt Moore the past week or so.
— Both quarterbacks are having a rough morning. Cutler has thrown two interceptions in the end zone, and Moore has a pick as well.
–Cutler connected on a 30-yard touchdown pass to DeVante Parker down the left sideline. He beat Xavier Howard.
–The Dolphins’ offensive line is a wreck. With Mike Pouncey already very limited and Ted Larsen out long term with a torn biceps, they now have Ja’Wuan James on the sideline. James was held out of the preseason game for what was assumed to be rest, but he’s working on the side at today’s practice.
— On that note, Laremy Tunsil is working for the first time in a week.
— Pouncey took a few first-team snaps, making this the first time he’s done anything more than individual work since last season.
— The secondary is hurting as well. Projected starting safety Nate Allen remains out with a hamstring issue, and backup Walt Aikens is missing practice after hurting his back in the Atlanta game.
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