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Pregame Notes | Dolphins at Bengals

  • Safety **Reshad Jones** will be back in the starting lineup when the Dolphins face the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday.
  • Jones had missed the previous two games because of a shoulder injury sustained in the Week 2 victory against the New York Jets.
  • Second-year player **Torry McTyer** will make his first career start at cornerback.
  • McTyer, who has appeared in 11 career games since joining the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2017, will replace **Bobby McCain**, who will miss the game because of the knee injury he sustained in the game at New England last Sunday.
  • McCain still will take part in the pregame coin toss as one of the Dolphins' season captains.
  • **Charles Harris**, the Dolphins first-round pick in 2017, will make his first start of the season at defensive end.
  • Harris, who made two starts as a rookie last season, will replace **Cameron Wake**, who was ruled out of the game Saturday and did not travel to Cincinnati.
  • Veteran **Andre Branch** also will be inactive against Cincinnati, leaving four defensive ends active: Harris, **Robert Quinn**, **Jonathan Woodard** and **Cameron Malveaux**.
  • Wide receiver **DeVante Parker** again will be inactive because of a quadriceps injury he sustained late in the practice week for the New England game.
  • Parker missed the first two games of the season with a finger injury before making his only appearance so far in 2018 against the Oakland Raiders.
  • With Parker out, the Dolphins will have four active wide receivers against Cincinnati: **Kenny Stills**, **Danny Amendola**, **Jakeem Grant** and **Albert Wilson**.
  • Tight end **Nick O’Leary**, who was promoted from the practice squad Friday, will be in uniform.
  • His presence will give the Dolphins three active tight ends, as he will join rookies **Mike Gesicki** and **Durham Smythe**.
  • **A.J. Derby** will miss a third consecutive game because of the foot injury he sustained in the victory against Oakland.
  • Linebacker **Chase Allen** will be back in the lineup after missing the New England game because of a foot injury.
  • His return will give the Dolphins six linebackers, as he will join **Kiko Alonso**, **Raekwon McMillan**, **Jerome Baker**, **Martrell Spaight** and **Stephone Anthony**.
  • Along with Parker, McCain, Derby, Wake and Branch, the Dolphins inactives will be quarterback **David Fales** and tackle **Zach Sterup**.
  • **Brock Osweiler** will serve as the backup quarterback for the fifth consecutive game.
  • Defensive tackle **Davon Godchaux** and long-snapper **John Denney** will join season captains **Ryan Tannehill**, Kenny Stills, McCain and **Walt Aikens** for the coin toss.
  • The list of Bengals inactives includes WR John Ross, WR Auden Tate, RB Giovani Bernard, LB Malik Jefferson, C Billy Price, T Cedric Ogbuehi and DT Josh Tupou.
  • Linebacker Vontaze Burfict will make his season debut after serving a four-game league suspension.
  • The Dolphins will wear their white jerseys and aqua pants.
  • The forecast for Cincinnati, according to AccuWeather, calls for mostly sunny skies from 1-4 p.m. with temperatures between 84-87 and winds of 5-6 mph.