Football Friday: Bills – Dolphins injury report ahead of Sunday’s game (updated)

By: Nick Wojton

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ORCHARD PARK – The Buffalo Bills have a starting quarterback, but the buck stops there.

Buffalo head coach Sean McDermott named Tyrod Taylor the team’s starting quarterback on Sunday as they’ll host the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at New Era Field.

However, backup quarterback is still in question.

Nathan Peterman still remains in the concussion protocol. On Wednesday, McDermott said Joe Webb would be Taylor’s primary backup if Peterman can’t backup Taylor. That will be the case.

Peterman was ruled out for Sunday’s game at approximately 1:30 p.m. but Peterman did participate in Friday’s practice.

Taylor nor Peterman’s seasons are over, such is the case for Cordy Glenn. The team’s left tackle has been placed on injured reserve, ending his season. Glenn will have surgery on his foot.

Here’s the latest injury news for the Bills and Dolphins ahead of Sunday’s game:

Buffalo Bills (7-6):


  • QB Tyrod Taylor (knee)
  • TE Charles Clay (knee)
  • OL Seantrel Henderson (back)
  • WR Andre Holmes (neck)
  • CB Leonard Johnson (knee)
  • DT Kyle Williams (groin)

LIMITED practice on Friday / QUESTIONABLE for Sunday:

  • WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee)

DID NOT PARTICIPATE on Friday / OUT on Sunday:

  • OL John Miller (ankle)

NOTES: WR Jordan Matthews had surgery on his left knee and right ankle on Thursday after being placed on injured reserve earlier this month. McDermott would not answer how aware the team was of the injury when acquiring him via trade. LeSean McCoy was a limited participant on Wednesday and with a knee injury, but is expected to play. Miller re-aggravated an ankle injury.

Miami Dolphins (6-7) from Thursday:


  • QB Matt Moore (foot)
  • OL Jermon Bushrod (foot)
  • CB Cordrea Tankersley (ankle/ shoulder)
  • RB Damian Williams (shoulder)
  • CB Xavien Howard (illness)


  • Andre Branch (knee)
  • C Mike Pouncey (hip)
  • S Michael Thomas (knee)


  • MarQueis Gray (shoulder)
  • DT Jordan Phillips (ankle)
  • DT Ndamukong Suh (knee)

Check back later for the latest injury updates.

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