Who stood out, what happened on day 1

Dolphins training camp day one recap on Wednesday:


▪ Tyreek Hill, who had two shots from Tua Tagovailoa.

On the first, Hill took a 15-yard slant and outran defenders for a big gain that could have been a game-tying touchdown.

On the second, Tagovailoa threw a beautiful 30-yard pass to Hill.

Tagovailoa also completed a 15-yard pass over the middle to Jaylen Waddle. The Dolphins will certainly expose the middle of the field.

▪ Noah Igbinoghene, who deflected a Tagovailoa pass intended for Hill, and Trill Williams, who picked off Teddy Bridgewater and returned it for a touchdown. Igbinogen and Williams are competing for the No. 4 cornerback spot.

▪ Jaelan Phillips, who had two would-be sacks of Tagovailoa.


▪ In the first 11-on-11 game of training camp, Hill turned a short pass from Tua Tagovailoa into a huge gain. Tagovailoa then completed the onside pass shortly after. If this is a harbinger of 2022, it will be an exciting season.

▪ New cornerback Keon Crossen hauled in a pass from Teddy Bridgewater to Cedric Wilson Jr.

▪ Igbinoghene jumped a route to Hill to get away from Tagovailoa, and Williams ran about 35 yards for a TD on Bridgewater’s pick. Jevon Holland broke up a nice pass on a Tagovailoa pass to Jalen Waddle.


▪ Tagovailoa faced heavy pressure on two of his first four drop backs. Otherwise, the protection was decent and Tagovailoa had a good day.

▪ Freshman Mohamed Sanu caught a 10-yard pass from Bridgewater.

▪ Skylar Thompson picked off a couple of passes.

▪ While we’re not allowed to say who lined up at what position on the offensive line, we’re sticking with what we’ve been saying since March: Barring injuries, the expectation is that the line — from left to right — will be Terron Armstead, Liam Eichenberg , Connor Williams, Robert Hunt and Austin Jackson.

However, Eichenberg and Jackson should fend off the naysayers.

▪ Waddle caught multiple passes from Tagovailoa and an interception from Bridgewater. And Tagovailoa connected with Cedrick Wilson Jr for a 15-yard gain.

▪ Bridgewater completed a 25-yard pass to Myles Gaskin, who ran for another 20 yards or so.


Cornerback Byron Jones, who had offseason surgery on an area between his ankle and Achilles, is on the physically unable to perform list but expects to be ready for the start of the regular season. Jones and Elijah Campbell (non-football injury list) were the only players who did not participate in any part of practice, although Campbell was working on the sideline.

▪ Left tackle Terron Armstead (offseason knee surgery) participated in parts of practice, including 11-of-11 drills.

▪ Running back Alec Ingold, who suffered a torn ACL in Week 10 for the Raiders last season, has been somewhat involved after missing the offseason in rehab mode. But he did not participate in 11-on-11 drills.

▪ Raheem Mostert, fully cleared after injuring his knee in Week 1 last season, wore a black compression sleeve on his leg but is moving well.

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