DAVIE, Fla. Reggie Bush vows to play Sunday. But a guy whose opinion is more important is not being as definitive.
The Dolphins running back suffered a bruised left knee last Sunday against the New York Jets and didn't play in the second half. He didn't practice Wednesday, but that doesn't matter to Bush.
"I'll tell you right now, I'm playing,'' Bush said of Sunday's game at Arizona. "But I'm sure that's why I'm not the head coach."
Unless there are any plans this week to name Bush player-coach, having a lot more say in the matter is Dolphins coach Joe Philbin. As one would expect, he played it coy Wednesday.
"You need to trust your eyes, watch the film and see where he is at," said Philbin, who will consult as the week goes on with the Dolphins medical staff. "Obviously, the health and safety of the players is the No. 1 concern . I'm sure if he's healthy enough, he'll play. If he is not, then...