The Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots will wrap up Week 2’s Sunday slate with an 8:20 p.m. kick. And we might not know whether Dolphins starters Terron Armstead and Jaelan Phillips are available to play until 90 minutes before.
In other words: It’ll be a long day of waiting for Dolphins fans curious about the availability of two of their team’s best players.
UPDATED (6:54 p.m.): Both Phillips and Armstead have been ruled out for Sunday night’s game.
Injury Updates for Miami Dolphins’ Terron Armstead, Jaelan Phillips
Both Phillips and Armstead made the trip to New England Saturday after the Dolphins listed them both as questionable the day before.
Each is dealing with a back injury, while that’s just one of Armstead’s multiple concerns. The Dolphins’ Pro Bowl left tackle also has ankle and knee issues.
On Sunday afternoon, ESPN reported both will be game-time decisions, meaning they’ll presumably be asked to warm up at Gillette Stadium and see how their bodies respond.
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The Dolphins have already hedged against a possible Phillips scratch. On Saturday, they elevated edge defenders Cameron Goode and Chase Winovich from their practice squad to the active roster.
If Armstead cannot play for the second straight week, Kendall Lamm is in line to start.
The Dolphins already know they will be without Kelvin Joseph, who did not make the trip to Massachusetts to tend to a personal matter.
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