MIAMI – Dolphin Wide Receiver Devante Parker He was placed in injured reserve after suffering a setback in practice on Thursday with a hamstring injury.
Parker, who had the season’s highest eight assists for 85 yards against the Buffalo Bills in week eight, has missed the team’s previous three games with a hamstring injury before returning last week and will now be out through at least Week 11.
Coach Brian Flores said the earlier first-round pick exacerbated the injury in practice.
Parker’s placement in the injured reserve comes on the same day that the Cleveland Browns announced that they would be launching a broadband receiver Odell Beckham Jr.subject to surrender. Dolphins have second priority over the exemption wire, which is organized in reverse order to the team’s record.
While he didn’t mention Beckham by name, Flores indicated on Friday that he expects the dolphins to consider adding a polarizing receiver.
“We check the exemption wire every day,” Flores said. “We look at it, and we go through it. I expect due diligence on any player who is on the wire.”
Parker has 25 catches for 327 yards and touchdowns in 2021. Wide receiver Jaylene Waddell He saw 27 goals in the three games without Parker in the lineup, but the Miami team is poor at the center by looking Will Fuller V He will miss his fifth game in a row with a broken finger and his seventh game overall this season.
Because of a disciplinary problem, Preston Williams He also missed last week’s game, but Flores said he could return against the Houston Texans on Sunday.
“This is the NFL – men go down in all positions,” Flores said. “We just have to move forward and do our best with the players we have. We have great confidence in the players we have.”
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