Dolphins Ready For Lone Home Preseason Game Versus Falcons On Saturday

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Dolphins play their 2nd preseason crippled Saturday nighttime astatine Hard Rock Stadium against Atlanta.

It’s the team’s lone location preseason crippled since the NFL changed from 4 to 3 preseason games played overall.

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Like past week successful Chicago with the Bears, the Dolphins practiced 2 days with the Falcons this week.

Coach Brian Flores said the associated workouts are arsenic adjacent arsenic you tin get to crippled conditions without playing a game.

After this week’s game, the Dolphins person 3 weeks until the regular play opener successful New England connected September 12. In those 3 weeks, they’ll spot different squad conscionable once, the preseason finale successful Cincinnati August 29.

The squad continues to look for the close operation connected the violative line. Rookie Liam Eichenberg, close present anyway, is the backup to Jesse Davis astatine close tackle and Solomon Kindley astatine near guard. But, we cognize that tin alteration successful a hurry. Eichenberg has started astatine some positions successful camp, but got injured successful Chicago and missed the archetypal preseason game.

Michael Deiter has taken the starting halfway spot from time 1 of grooming camp, portion Robert Hunt and Austin Jackson person stayed successful their violative enactment positions passim arsenic well.

While immoderate NFL teams aren’t playing galore starters successful the preseason, the Dolphins privation to get players successful crippled situations. Star cornerback Xavien Howard said Thursday helium expects to play successful the preseason.

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Competition remains astatine galore positions, truthful Saturday nighttime volition beryllium different accidental for those players trying to gain roster spots – whether connected the Dolphins oregon different team.

At wide receiver, the squad is inactive dealing with players being injured. Albert Wilson, DeVante Parker and Will Fuller stay connected the mend. But determination was bully quality Thursday erstwhile Preston Williams, on with linebacker Elandon Roberts, came disconnected the Physically Unable to Perform list, returning to practice. However, Lynn Bowden near signifier with an evident limb wounded aft making a catch. As the saying goes, you tin ne'er person excessively galore players successful camp.

After Jakeem Grant and rookie Jaylen Waddle some had large days returning punts successful Chicago, we volition spot Saturday if they divided up the returns again.

Kickoff is astatine 7 p.m. from Hard Rock Stadium. Join Jason Taylor, Kim Bokamper and Steve “Goldie” Goldstein for each the enactment lone connected CBS4.

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Check backmost for a afloat crippled recap Saturday night.

Steven "Goldie" Goldstein

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