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Miami morning take: Wake has MCL sprain

9/23/2013

Here are the most interesting Miami Dolphins stories Tuesday from around the web:

  • Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports reports, via a source, that Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake has a mild MCL sprain in his knee.

Morning take: Wake could not finish Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons and his status is up in the air against the New Orleans Saints. This could mean more playing time for others like Derrick Shelby and rookie Dion Jordan.

  • Speaking of Jordan, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald writes the rookie defensive end played his best game.

Morning take: Jordan has the tools and now it appears he's finally getting healthy after offseason shoulder surgery. Jordan played more snaps after Wake went down and shortened the rotation.

  • Chris Perkins of the Sun Sentinel explains how the Dolphins are dominating the fourth quarter.

Morning take: Miami hasn’t allowed a fourth-quarter touchdown and quarterback Ryan Tannehill is locked in late in games. That is a formula for success.

  • Dave George of the Palm Beach Post writes Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland deserved his extension.

Morning take: Miami is off to a 3-0 start and many of Ireland's moves are working early. The Dolphins must finish the job with a playoff appearance.