The Miami Dolphins carried out their ultimate observe on the Baptist Well being Coaching Complicated on Sunday earlier than heading out to Tampa for joint practices with the Buccaneers.
There have been huge performs made on each side of the ball, with a rookie free agent shining on protection and good throws by all three quarterbacks.
Rookies Cameron Goode and Deandre Johnson got the duty on today of firing up the followers earlier than observe began.
With that, let’s dive into the observe report:
Veteran punter Thomas Morstead returned to observe to do the holding on Jason Sanders’ first aim makes an attempt, whereas the remainder of the damage checklist remained the identical.
It contains security Sheldrick Redwine, security Clayton Fejedelem, offensive lineman Michael Deiter and fullback John Lovett, together with DB Elijah Campbell.
Sort out Terron Armstead and linebacker Elandon Roberts got a load administration day.
Cornerback Xavien Howard wore the orange jersey as the highest observe participant Saturday. Fullback Alec Ingold continued carrying a pink (no-contact) jersey.
PRACTICE TOP PERFORMERS
— Rookie security Verone McKinley got here to the Dolphins with a repute for being across the ball, and he definitely did that Sunday. He recovered a fumble by Gerrid Doaks on a operating play and later got here up with maybe the very best play of camp to this point when he offered deep one-on-one protection towards Jaylen Waddle, tipped an extended go by Skylar Thompson and caught the deflection for his second intercept in two practices.
— Large receiver Trent Sherfield has had a gradual however total unremarkable camp, however he was noticeable Sunday when he caught three passes. The spotlight was an extended completion from Tua down the center of the sector that may have produced an extended achieve in a sport state of affairs.
— Edge defender Darius Hodge was noticeable in staff drills, breaking apart a brief go supposed for Durham Smythe and later stuffing Doaks on a operating play.
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As a result of it is coaching camp, we have to discuss concerning the quarterback performances each observe.
— Tua Tagovailoa rebounded properly after a tough observe Saturday. He accomplished 11 of 17 passes in staff durations, with two touchdowns and one interception — although the interception got here in an end-of-game simuation the place the offense needed to rating on the ultimate play and he simply chucked it in desperation. The play that drew essentially the most consideration at observe — and concurrently on Twitter — was an extended go to Tyreek Hill over Xavien Howard down the best sideline, however the official closest to the play instantly dominated it an incompletion as a result of Hill was out of bounds. Tua’s two greatest throws had been one over the center — Tua’s forte — to Trent Sherfield over the center down the sector that may have gone for a really lengthy landing with YAC and a brief landing go to Cedrick Wilson Jr. the place he rolled to his proper and threw a strike towards his physique. Tua did have a pleasant 30-yard throw to Hill on a deep out late in observe. Tua did have a few misfires early within the staff durations, normally throwing too excessive. Tua additionally had an incompletion when Hill dropped a go over the center with Jevon Holland zeroing in on him — a play that may have been ugly and in a giant hit in a sport.
— What stood out about Teddy Bridgewater’s day was that he had a few dangerous exchanges, together with one the place he dropped the ball, fell on it and was touched down. Bridgewater accomplished 6 of 9 passes in staff durations, together with a deep completion down the best sideline to Hill that was nearly an identical to that of Tua, although Hill was capable of keep in bounds to make the catch on this one. Bridgewater additionally had a pleasant completion for about 20 yards to River Cracraft over a defender. Considered one of his incompletions got here off a unadorned bootleg when his receiver was lined and he threw the ball away.
— Rookie Skylar Thompson did not have a spotlight bomb like Tagovailoa or Teddy Bridgewater, although he had the very best go of the day. It got here when he needed to shortly step up within the pocket to keep away from strain and earlier than with the ability to fully set his toes threw a magnificence over a defender on a deep out to Preston Williams. Thompson completed the day 6-for-10 with one interception, which got here on McKinley’s unimaginable play.
OTHER PRACTICE OBSERVATIONS
— Due to his tweet Monday evening, we’ve got to proceed maintaining tabs on Preston Williams, who had the one catch on that nice go by Thompson. He additionally had one other catch, on a brief exterior throw from Tagovailoa.
— Excellent news concerning Connor Williams and the shotgun snap points, as he had a clear day in that division. Adam Pankey had a pair that had been a tad excessive, however nothing egregious.
— Jason Sanders went 6-for-7 on subject aim makes an attempt, with an extended of 55 yards and his one miss coming from 42 yards out.
— Rookie free agent nook Kader Kohou once more was very robust in 1-on-1 passing drills. Considered one of his stops got here towards Jaylen Waddle.
— Raekwon Davis met Raheem Mostert on the line of the primary play in staff durations.
— Benito Jones had a deal with for loss on a operating play by Salvon Ahmed.
— Kohou additionally did a superb job of preventing off a block by rookie Braylon Sanders on a operating play by Hill.
— Retaining in thoughts that go rushers cease earlier than hitting the quarterback, we counted seven performs that might have resulted in sacks in a sport. These credited with sacks from this vantage level had been Andrew Van Ginkel, Jaelan Phillips, Christian Wilkins, Emmanuel Ogbah, Zach Sieler, Sam Eguavoen and Owen Carney Jr.
— Igbinoghene broke up a go supposed for Cracraft.