Tomorrow night the Dolphins will list their inactives ahead of their Thursday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals. There will be four players who already know they won’t be playing.
Miami has announced that Arian Foster, groin, Jordan Cameron, concussion, Mike Pouncey, hip, and Koa Misi, neck will all be inactive on Thursday night.
Foster has been nursing his groin injury since the first series of week two and Mike Pouncey has not played a down this year after having hip surgery in training camp. Last Sunday Jordan Cameron missed most of the game when he suffered a concussion.
While it has yet to be announced just yet, Jelani Jenkins is also likely to miss the game as he is listed as doubtful with a groin injury. Back-up center Anthony Steen is also listed as doubtful which means the Dolphins will likely start Kraig Urbik at center. Steen has an ankle injury that occurred in the 2nd half of Sunday’s game.
The list of questionables is a laundry list that includes wide-receivers Jarvis Landry who has a shoulder injury and DeVante Parker who again is nursing a hamstring issue. Branden Albert has an ankle injury and will be a game time decision. Reshad Jones, knee, and Dion Sims, ankle, also appear on the injury report.
Sims could be interesting if his ankle doesn’t hold up given that he is the only viable option at tight-end for the Dolphins. MarQueis Gray has seen no action in 2016. While the tight end position is going to be a problem, if Branden Albert can’t go a shake up on the line is bound to happen.
Most notably Dallas Thomas would likely be activated as Jermon Bushrod would move to the left tackle spot.
The Dolphins are going to have their hands full as it is with a powerful Bengals rushing attack and a passing game that will keep Miami on their heals.