Miami Dolphins pass rusher Jaelan Phillips suffered an oblique injury in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos, the team announced at halftime. Here’s everything we know at this time.
Jaelan Phillips Questionable to Return vs. Broncos
Phillips is officially questionable to return, but that seems overly optimistic. After trying to work through the issue on the sidelines for much of the third quarter, he returned to the locker room late in the period with a towel over his head.
It was the second time in nine days that Phillips suffered some sort of injury. He missed the Dolphins’ Week 2 game against the New England Patriots with a back injury.
Phillips, in the first half, had one solo tackle but no sacks or quarterback hits. The Dolphins’ defense allowed 228 yards and 11 first downs in the game’s first two quarters and didn’t sack Russell Wilson.
If Phillips cannot return, it would mean an increased role for Andrew Van Ginkel, whose second-quarter fumble recovery and return set up the fifth Dolphins touchdown of the half.
This is a developing story. We’ll have more information if and when it becomes available.
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