Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Will Fuller To Miss Home Opener

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MIAMI (AP) – Miami Dolphins wide receiver Will Fuller volition beryllium distant from the squad indefinitely portion helium deals with a idiosyncratic issue, and has been ruled retired of what would person been his play debut against Buffalo connected Sunday.

Dolphins manager Brian Flores said Fuller’s concern volition beryllium considered a day-to-day contented and that the speedy wide receiver would stay connected the progressive roster.

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“I respect his privacy, we enactment Will,” Flores said.

Fuller returned to signifier Wednesday for the archetypal clip since being activated from a six-game suspension helium was handed past play for a performance-enhancing cause violation.

He did not signifier Thursday and ruled retired Friday.

“Things originate successful our lives,” Flores said. “That’s benignant of what he’s dealing with close now.”

Fuller had spoken earlier this week astir his level of excitement implicit returning to the field.

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“Just being backmost retired determination playing, helping the squad win,” Fuller said Wednesday.

“That’s wherefore I play the game. I similar helping my squad win. Whatever it takes for maine to spell retired determination and assistance my squad win, that’s what I’m going to do.”

Fuller didn’t play successful immoderate of the Dolphins’ preseason games this summertime aft missing astir of grooming campy with an undisclosed injury.

He near the tract during the precise archetypal signifier of campy and missed a fewer weeks earlier coming backmost connected a constricted basis.

He was suspended past play portion a subordinate of the Houston Texans and served the archetypal games of that suspension successful 2020, completing the suspension successful the play opener astatine New England connected Sunday.

Fuller was signed successful the offseason arsenic an unrestricted escaped cause to bring adjacent much velocity to an discourtesy that already bolstered that country with the drafting of Jaylen Waddle successful the archetypal circular and the instrumentality of Albert Wilson aft helium opted retired successful 2020 due to the fact that of COVID-19.

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