The Miami Dolphins got a little good news on Thursday when safety Reshad Jones took part in at least some of the day's practice. Jones, who is dealing with a hamstring injury that sidelined him at the end of the team's Week 1 win over the Washington Redskins, had missed Wednesday's practice, but was listed as a limited participant on Thursday. The move does not mean Jones will be ready for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but it does at least mean he is a possibility.
Jones leads the team in tackles through the first week of the season and was everywhere on the defensive side of the ball against the Redskins. If he is unable to play on Sunday, Michael Thomas would likely replace Jones in the starting lineup, but he would have a big hole to try to fill.
The rest of Thursday's injury report remained the same as Wednesday, with defensive end Derrick Shelby (eye) and tight end Dion Sims (concussion) not practicing and defensive ends Olivier Vernon (ankle) and Cameron Wake (hamstring) being limited.
Jacksonville listed linebacker Thurston Armbrister (back), defensive end Andre Branch (knee), safety Johnathan Cyprien (finger/calf), running back Toby Gerhart (abdomen), cornerback Dwayne Gratz (ankle), tackle Luke Joeckel (ankle), and defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks (knee) as not participating in practice. Gratz and Marks had been limited in practice on Wednesday before being downgraded. The rest of the group were also non-practicers on the initial report for the week.
Wide receiver Marqise Lee (hamstring) and tight end Julius Thomas (hand) were both limited on Thursday, matching their category from Wednesday. Among the full participants in the Thursday workout were safety Josh Evans (ill) who did not practice on Wednesday and wide receiver Rashad Greene (back) who had been limited the day prior. The Jaguars also removed cornerback Aaron Colvin, wide receiver Allen Robinson, and running back T.J. Yeldon from the report after they had been listed as full participants on Wednesday.
The Dolphins and Jagaurs kickoff in Jacksonville's EverBank Field on Sunday at 4:05pm ET. They will both release their final injury reports later today.