The Miami Dolphins appear to be getting healthy following their Week 5 bye. As they prepare for their Week 6 showdown with the Tennessee Titans, some key members of the team appear to be positioning themselves to play this weekend. For a Miami team that has stumbled out of the gate to a 1-3 record, getting healthy is really good news.
The Wednesday injury report featured six players for Miami, five of whom were listed as limited in the workout. Starting left tackle Branden Albert, who has been dealing with a hamstring injury since Week 2, missing the last two games because of the issue, was in the limited category, but does appear to be on track to return to the team this weekend.
Also looking like he will return is tight end Dion Sims. Miami's co-starting tight end, along with Jordan Cameron, Sims has been sidelined since Week 1 after sustaining a concussion. He has been in the league mandated concussion protocol since then, but could be cleared to play this weekend.
Two other key members of the Dolphins were also in the limited category, defensive end Cameron Wake and cornerback Brent Grimes. Wake has been dealing with a hamstring injury all season, though he has not missed a game because of it. Grimes injured his knee against the New York Jets in Week 4, missing most of the game because of the first quarter injury, but does appear to be ready to play this weekend.
Also listed as limited was cornerback Zack Bowman, who has a shoulder injury. Bowman is behind Brice McCain and Jamar Taylor on the depth chart, but may be needed if there is a setback in Grimes' recovery.
The only member of the Dolphins to not practice on Wednesday was defensive tackle A.J. Francis, who is dealing with a back problem.
The injury report for the Titants listed three players as not practicing: safety Michael Griffin, nose tackle Sammie Hill, and linebacker Avery Williamson. Griffin's absence from practice was not injury related, while Hill has a knee problem and is ill, and Williamson has a hanstring injury.
Limited in Wednesday's practice for Tennessee were former Dolphins tight end Anthony Fasano, tackle Taylor Lewan, and outsider linebacker Deiontrez Mount. Fasano has a concussion, Lewan's shoulder is injured, and Mount has a knee issue.
Tennessee also listed cornerback Cody Riggs and guard Chance Warmack on the report, categorized as full participants in the workout. Both players have knee issues.
The (1-3) Dolphins and (1-3) Titans kick off at 1pm ET on Sunday.