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The Splash Zone 8/2/17: Dolphins Being Cautious With Reshad Jones

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The Dolphins plan to be very cautious with Reshad Jones as the safety recovers from a calf injury. Jones did not practice at all last week and Adam Gase doesn’t plan to put him back in until he feels 100%. The Dolphins missed Jones last season, so it is wise to let him heal instead of rushing him back.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day's round-up below.

Dolphins being cautious with Reshad Jones' calf injury - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones missed the first week of training camp because of a calf injury and coach Adam Gase isn't going to rush him back.

Adam Gase

Adam Gase defends decision to go with “live” contact in camp | ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins opted for "live" contact in training camp on Monday, and the practice was sufficiently rough and tumble to result in an apparent concussion for running back Jay Ajayi. After practice, coach Adam Gase discussed and defended the decision to dial up the physicality.

Dolphins Running Backs

Kenyan Drake ready to step in for Miami Dolphins |
Former Alabama standout Kenyan Drake jumped into a scuffle to help the Miami Dolphins' offense at training camp on Monday. After top ball-carrier Jay Ajayi got hurt, he might have to help even more.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

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The Dolphins’ Kenny Stills is a fantasy football player’s dream.

Finding middle ground for Miami Dolphins, Jarvis Landry no easy task - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Trying to reach a long-term deal with Jarvis Landry is complicated not only by figuring out Landry's value but his place in the Dolphins' future.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Cameron Wake, 35, is looking better during Miami Dolphins training camp | Miami Herald
Cameron Wake, a man of many sacks the past eight seasons with the Miami Dolphins, was a rookie in the eyes of established veterans such as Jason Taylor and Joey Porter when he came to the team in 2009. Those veterans wanted to treat Wake like a rookie and Wake, having led the CFL in sacks twice and been named defensive player of the year once, didn’t think that’s how he should be treated.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins: Isa Abdul-Quddus helping T.J. McDonald learn defense | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Former Miami Dolphins safety Isa Abdul-Quddus had his career end due to a neck/shoulder nerve injury last season, but there he was on Monday, observing from the edge of the practice field. Abdul-Quddus has been helping Miami's defensive backs, including free-agent additions T.J.

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