There have been some optimistic developments relating to participant participation when the Dolphins returned to follow on the Baptist Well being Coaching Advanced on Friday.
On at the present time, simply dominated by the protection, it was rookie Kellen Diesch who was tasked with getting the followers fired up earlier than the beginning of follow.
With that, let’s dive into the follow report:
Security Clayton Fejedelem joined offensive lineman Michael Deiter and linebacker John Lovett on the injured record in camp, whereas DB Elijah Campbell was out with an sickness.
Deal with Terron Armstead returned after just a few days of load administration and took part in some group drills.
Extra excellent news included Raheem Mostert operating round working towards in an everyday jersey after carrying a pink (non-contact) jersey for a number of days.
Linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel wore the orange jersey as a follow final session.
PRACTICE TOP PERFORMERS
— Defensive finish Emmanuel Ogbah was among the many many defensive standouts. He got here up on the turnover for what would have been a sack of Tua Tagovailoa and on the subsequent play he compelled Tua out of foul hassle.
— Shoutout to rookie free agent Kadeer Kohou for his work in 1-on-1 passing drills. In a exercise that closely favors the offense, he had three good reps towards Erik Ezukanma and Braylon Sanders.
– One participant who stood out offensively was – not surprisingly – Tyreek Hill. Of the 9 completions in group drills (not together with passes dropped after a sack or scrimmage would have occurred on a play), Hill had 4. He caught passes from all three quarterbacks.
As a result of it is coaching camp, now we have to speak concerning the quarterbacks’ performances in each follow.
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— With the protection dominating the day, that clearly meant it was a tricky outing for the offense and, sure, that features Tua. He was astray with a number of exterior pictures in 1-on-1 drills and in group durations, he accomplished 3 of 5 passes. One was a brief descent to the Hill and one other was a pleasant exit to the Hill as effectively. He was additionally sacked twice. However whereas it wasn’t all about Tua clearly, he wasn’t sharp when within the huddle.
— Teddy Bridgewater was barely higher, each in 1-on-1 passing drills (not overly vital, however value noting) and in group durations. Bridgewater was 4-for-5 along with his finest shot for Sanders when he flew over a gaggle of defenders on the left facet.
— Skylar Thompson capped his day with a pleasant 20-yard completion up the center to Cedrick Wilson Jr., however he was simply 2-for-5 and outran Sanders ultimately zone on a deep throw. Thompson additionally introduced Trent Sherfield down the center badly.
OTHER PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS
— Due to his tweet Monday night time, now we have to proceed to take notes on Preston Williams, who once more had no catches, although he was focused as soon as this time.
— The shotgun snap woes had been there once more, with back-to-back excessive snaps by Connor Williams, one other excessive snap by Adam Pankey and a low snap by Cole Banwart.
— Defensive sort out John Jenkins, who has been spectacular in 1-on-1 passing drills, obtained into the backfield on a run play by Sony Michel.
— Officers had been used for the primary time in coaching camp.
— With the officers in place and signaling whether or not the sphere purpose makes an attempt had been good, we will describe Jason Sanders’ kicks for the primary time. He was 6-for-6, hitting from 32, 36, 39, 44, 50 and 52 yards.
— A kind of officers threw a flag from the skin throughout the road of scrimmage on a operating play, and based mostly on the situation of the flag and the participant’s response, it seemed like Lynn Bowden Jr. was the perpetrator.
— Edge linebacker Porter Gustin recorded a sack, his third within the last week of follow.
— Zach Sieler additionally had a sack, although it might need been extra adequately described as a protection sack. The identical factor occurred when Trill Williams reached Tagovailoa.
— Deal with Greg Little stood up Raekwon Davis on the line on a move with seconds left, and Davis ended up trying on the officers for a penalty flag, however none had been thrown.