Highlights, information, notes on Day 3 of Dolphins coaching camp

Miami Dolphins wide receivers coach Wes Welker huddle with his players after the second day of NFL football training camp at Baptist Health Training Complex in Hard Rock Stadium on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Miami Dolphins large receivers coach Wes Welker huddle together with his gamers after the second day of NFL soccer coaching camp at Baptist Well being Coaching Advanced in Onerous Rock Stadium on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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The Dolphins modified issues up on the third day of coaching camp, training exterior for an hour (open to the media) after which transferring indoors (closed to the media).

And there was one disconcerting harm replace: Michael Deiter, who missed 9 video games with a foot harm final season, was in a strolling boot. Deiter performed 100% of the offensive snaps within the eight video games that he appeared final season, and he figures to be the backup heart if wholesome.

Highlights from Friday:


Jevon Holland, who continues to make performs every single day. On Friday, he outjumped Jaylan Waddle for an interception on a down-the-middle 45-yard go by Tua Tagovailoa.

Linebacker Duke Riley, who intercepted a poorly thrown go by Teddy Bridgewater.

Braylon Sanders, the Mississippi rookie, who caught a 35-yard go from Tagovailoa and went the space for a landing


The aforementioned Holland intercept. He is making an influence each observe.

Salvon Ahmed confirmed good burst attending to the surface for a future.

The Sanders play — his first massive play of camp. The Mississippi rookie is an extended shot to make the 53 in a deep receiving room, however he has a very good probability to make the observe squad. Nik Needham was overwhelmed on that play.

Xavien Howard deflected a Bridgewater go to Tyreek Hill.


Tagovailoa, who had no interceptions however three close to interceptions within the first two coaching camp practices, lastly threw one on that deep ball to Waddle, who had an opportunity to catch it. Holland was capable of soar larger to tug it down.

Tagovailoa was wonderful in any other case, starting the day with a 15-yard completion to Waddle, connecting with Durham Smythe for a 10-yard play that Smythe ran in for a landing, and juking a defender to remain alive within the pocket and full a 15- yarder to Raheem Mostert.

And Tagovailoa’s go to Sanders for a TD was a well-placed throw.

Christian Wilkins deflected a Tagovailoa display go that fell incomplete.

Riley’s interception off the Bridgewater go was fairly simple — there was no receiver within the neighborhood. It was the worst throw of camp however might need from a miscommunication.

Wilkins and Raekwon Davis have performed a very good job stuffing the run by three days of camp. On Friday, Wilkins stuffed Chase Edmonds for a brief acquire and knocked away the aforementioned go from Tagovailoa.

Raheem Mostert, who’s working each different day as a part of a upkeep program, had a handful of carries and took one for an extended acquire which may have gone for a landing. It is troublesome to inform when a run would truly finish in an actual recreation, as a result of whistles usually blow as quickly as there’s contact.

Rookie quarterback Skylar Thompson, who bumbled three heart snaps on Thursday, was higher on Friday. He accomplished a 9 yard go to Doaks and accomplished intermediate passes to River Cracraft and Cedrick Wilson Jr.

Bridgewater ran for 3 yards after Jerome Baker almost sacked him.

John Jenkins had a sack of Tagovailoa. Edge participant Darius Hodge continues to impress; he is across the ball so much.

Rookie left deal with Kion Smith dedicated an unlawful movement penalty.

Ahmed continues to look good. He is Mr. August, a participant who seems to be superb with out full uniforms (and good at occasions in full uniform).

Liam Eichenberg wore the orange observe jersey, which means coaches decided he was one of the best performer at Thursday’s observe.


Deiter’s harm, if critical, might depart the Dolphins in a bind at backup heart. Robert Jones, the second yr guard, has taken some snaps on his personal at heart this summer season. Rookie Cole Banwart can play heart.

Connor Williams has mentioned he expects to be the middle this season.

Operating again Sony Michel was held out as a part of the workforce’s upkeep program.

Adam Butler’s defensive deal with remained sidelined with an undisclosed harm,

Defensive backs Byron Jones and Elijah Campbell stay sidelined. Jones — who had offseason surgical procedure within the ankle/Achilles space, expects to be again for the beginning of the common season.

This story was initially revealed July 29, 2022 11:59 AM.

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Barry Jackson has written for the Miami Herald since 1986 and has written the Florida Sports activities Buzz column since 2002.