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Tillman has knee surgery, joins list of injured Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami safety Travares Tillman has had
arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.

The arthroscopy was performed Monday at Broward General Medical
Center in Fort Lauderdale.

Last season, Tillman had 45 tackles and started seven games for
the Dolphins. He has 11 tackles this season and was injured during
the Dolphins' 31-28 loss to the New York Jets on Sept. 23.

Tillman was inactive for the Dolphins' loss to the Raiders last
Sunday. His is the latest in a string of injuries for Miami.

Seven-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker Zach Thomas missed two
consecutive games with a concussion and defensive tackle Vonnie
Holliday and linebacker Channing Crowder left Sunday's game in the
first half with ankle injuries. Safety Yeremiah Bell suffered a
season-ending Achilles' tendon injury in the season opener.

Crowder's left ankle was taped and he did not practice
Wednesday. Holliday has a slight fracture and is expected to need a
week or two to recover.

Defensive tackle Keith Traylor was "limited" for Wednesday's
practice with ankle soreness. Traylor said he expects to be ready
to play at Houston on Sunday.