Now Playing: Manute Bol’s next steps after surgery after surgery to repair torn meniscus at Miami Beach hospital article Now The Top 10 Menute Bol News items to know before Sunday’s game against the Steelers:1.
Manute bol has surgery to fix torn meniscal, but he will not return to Miami Beach until late August, according to Dolphins team physician, Dr. Paul Wiedemann.2.
The Miami Beach Orthopedic Clinic confirmed Monday that Manute’s meniscine tear, which occurred during the team’s preseason finale at the Miami Beach Aquatic Center on August 11, will require surgery to correct the injury.
The injury is believed to be a partial meniscous tear.3.
The Dolphins are expected to be able to play in their preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers at 7:30 p.m.
ET on Aug. 16.4.
The team has not announced any plans to call up its remaining players for the first time this season.5.
Dolphins defensive lineman Antonio Allen and safety Nate Allen are both recovering from meniscal injuries suffered in preseason games.6.
Manutes injury was originally diagnosed as a partial tear, but a second MRI showed the tear was complete, according the Dolphins.7.
The third MRI revealed the meniscose tear was partially torn, which is why the Dolphins are still awaiting a diagnosis on the full meniscum tear, Wiedman said.8.
Dolphins head coach Adam Gase indicated Monday he is confident Manute can play this season despite the meniscal injury, though he will need to do so after the Dolphins begin a three-game road trip to face the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys and Cincinnati Bengals.9.
Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is currently nursing a calf strain, and his status for Sunday’s opener against Pittsburgh is uncertain.10.
Dolphins offensive lineman David Yankey, who suffered a knee injury in the preseason opener at Philadelphia, is expected to miss two weeks of practice, but is expected back to play Sunday.11.
The Broncos announced Sunday that they have waived defensive tackle Ryan Harris, who is recovering from a torn ACL.12.
Dolphins cornerback Ndamukong Suh and offensive tackle Marcus Williams were both named to the Pro Bowl, but Suh was not.13.
Dolphins wide receiver Michael Thomas was injured in the third quarter of the team practice Saturday against the Carolina Panthers, and is expected out for the season.14.
Dolphins safety Dannell Ellerbe was injured during a tackle during practice, according a source.15.
Dolphins linebacker Jerrell Freeman suffered a hamstring injury during the preseason finale against Philadelphia, and was also hurt in the second quarter.16.
Dolphins running back Devontae Booker suffered a right hamstring injury against the Eagles, and will not play Sunday, according an ESPN report.17.
Dolphins tight end Mike Gillislee, who was injured last week against the Philadelphia Flyers, was also listed as questionable for Sunday.18.
Dolphins receivers DeVante Parker and DeVante Davis were both injured in practice Saturday, but both are expected back for Sunday, as are cornerback Rashaan Melvin and running back Reggie Bush.19.
Dolphins tackle Ryan Clark suffered a sprained ankle in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game versus the Eagles and did not return, according NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.20.
Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills, who missed the final three preseason games due to a knee contusion, will not suit up against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Rapoports reported.21.
Dolphins starting running back Mike Gillispie (foot) is out for Sunday night’s game.22.
Dolphins center Nick Mangold (knee) is questionable for the game.23.
Dolphins coach Adam “Pacman” Jones said running back Ryan Hewitt (knees) will not practice Sunday.24.
Dolphins LB Kyle Van Noy (concussion) and LB Zach Moore (toe) will practice for the Dolphins, but are questionable.25.
Dolphins rookie cornerback Darron Lee (kicker) and cornerback Kiko Alonso (hamstring) are both questionable for this Sunday’s preseason game against Pittsburgh.26.
Dolphins kicker Matt Prater (kicks) is expected for Sunday after missing the team visit.27.
Dolphins QB Jay Cutler (hamstrings) is also questionable for his return to practice after missing four games with a concussion.28.
Dolphins RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) and WR DeVante Adams (hip) are not expected to play, according ESPN’s Adam Schefter.29.
Dolphins left tackle Austin Pasztor (calf) will be out for two weeks, but will not be able be active against Pittsburgh, according Bleacher Report’s Chris Mortensen.30.
Dolphins players who practiced Sunday are running back Joe Yearby (hamstrain), cornerback Tramon Williams (ankle), offensive lineman Matt Slauson (cork) and linebacker
NFL owners are now weighing whether to approve the installation of a swimming pool at the Miami Dolphins’ home stadium.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has previously expressed reservations about the facility.
Ross has said the Dolphins will never pay for a pool at their stadium, but Miami has been pushing for one since the team’s move to Miami-Dade County in 2013.
The Dolphins have already announced that the facility is ready to begin construction in time for the team to open for its season opener on Oct. 11.
A pool with a capacity of 2,000 people is scheduled to be installed in a corner of the north end zone of the stadium.
The Dolphins announced the facility would be used for preseason practice.
The Marlins announced earlier this week that they would start construction of a new stadium at a site next to their stadium and will begin work on the new facility in 2019.