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SAN DIEGO – The Miami Dolphins will face San Diego without two of the team’s regular starters.
Cornerback Vontae Davis (hamstring) and Koa Misi (neck injury) won’t play against the Chargers because of injuries they’re nursing. Neither will tailback Daniel Thomas, the team’s leading rusher, who is sidelined with a hamstring injury of his own.
Second-year cornerback Nolan Carroll and Jason Taylor, the NFL’s active sacks leader, will start in their place.
Can Jason Taylor playing more help the Dolphins?
Today’s game will be Taylor’s first start of the season, but the 198th of his 15 year NFL career.
Taylor, who has contributed three tackles and one sack this season, typically works with the first team defense in the nickel and dime packages while Misi is used in the base 3-4 set. It’s unclear if Taylor’s role will change or if the Dolphins will use Ikaika Alama-Francis or Jason Trusnik to fill the void Misi’ absence creates.
This is the first game all season Alama-Francis has been acti...
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Dolphins CB Vontae Davis will miss his second consecutive game with a hamstring injury.SAN DIEGO — The Miami Dolphins will be without three starters when they play the Chargers here in San Diego on Sunday. Cornerback Vontae Davis, linebacker Koa Misi and running back Daniel Thomas have all been ruled out for Sunday.
Davis was limited in practice throughout the week with a hamstring...
The Miami Dolphins are not only 0-3 on the year, they’re hurting too…literally. We learned Saturday night that the Miami Dolphins will take on the Chargers at 4:15pm without their starting CB Vontae Davis, RB Daniel Thomas, and Koa Misi. The Dolphins have looked bad for the better part of their first 3 games and [...]
There isn’t one offseason decision made that has panning out for the Miami Dolphins.
That’s on General Manager Jeff Ireland.
There isn’t one player – outside of punter Brandon Fields – who is living up to the team’s expectations after four games.
That’s on Tony Sparano and the coaching staff.
Not one aspect of the team – rushing game, passing game, front seven, the...
Miami Dolphins (0-3) at San Diego Chargers (2-1) Kickoff: 4:15 p.m., Qualcomm Stadium Line (Bodog.com): Chargers minus-7 Forecast: 70 degrees, partly cloudy TV: CBS (Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts) Radio: WBGG (105.9 FM), and WINZ (940 AM). Dolphins Injury Report Out: CB Vontae Davis (hamstring), DL Tony McDaniel (hand), RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring), LB Koa Misi [...]
Miami Dolphins' running back Daniel Thomas and cornerback Vontae Davis - both limited by hamstrings on Thursday - are not on the team's charter flight to San Diego according to Jeff Darlington of the Miami Herald who cites a source. Source: The Red Zone Attached Thumbnails
Both running back Daniel Thomas and cornerback Vontae Davis weren't on the Miami Dolphins charter flight to San Diego to face off against the Chargers. Both Thomas and Davis have been limited due to hamstring injuries. Running backs Reggie Bush and recently acquired Steve Slaton will have to fill in for the injured Thomas. And [...]
The Dolphins announced Saturday that Vontae Davis, Daniel Thomas and Koa Misi have been ruled out Sunday's game against the Chargers.
We told you on Friday that Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas was unlikely to play for Miami this week. The Dolphins made it official Saturday by downgrading Thomas from questionable to out, while also ruling out a more important Dolphin. Cornerback Vontae Davis was also ruled out despite participating in limited fashion in practice all…
iami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas and cornerback Vontae Davis -- both limited by hamstring injuries on Thursday -- were not on team's charter flight Friday to San Diego, according to NFL.com reporter Jeff Darlington.
Dolphins inactives: C-G Ryan Cook, CB Vontae Davis, DT Tony McDaniel, LB Koa Misi, RB Daniel Thomas, WR Roberto Wallace and TE Will Yeatman. LB Jason Taylor is expected to start at SLB for LB Koa Misi. CB Nolan Carroll is expected to start at RCB for CB Vontae Davis. Source: CBS Sports Attached Thumbnails