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Monday, August 26, 2013
Dolphins CB Will Davis not at practice

By James Walker

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins took the practice field for the first time this week in preparation for Thursday's preseason finale against the New Orleans Saints. But there was one conspicuous absence that caught my eye.

Dolphins rookie cornerback Will Davis was not present Monday during the early portion of practice open to the media. Although there has been no official word from the team, Davis appeared to have injured his leg in Saturday's preseason loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Miami is already hurting with cornerback depth after recently releasing veteran Richard Marshall. Davis is one of the young corners expected to step up, along with fellow rookie Jamar Taylor and Nolan Carroll. Both Carroll and Taylor practiced Monday.

Here are some other quick injury notes from Miami's practice: