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Pregame Notes | Dolphins vs. Lions

  • Defensive end **Cameron Wake** and cornerback **Bobby McCain** both will be back in the Dolphins lineup when they face the Detroit Lions at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday.
  • Wake and McCain each missed the past two games because of knee injuries.
  • Rookie tight end **Mike Gesicki** is expected to make his third start of the season at tight end.
  • **A.J. Derby**, who is listed as the starter on the depth chart, will be inactive for a fourth consecutive game because of a foot injury.
  • Wide receiver **DeVante Parker** will be inactive for the fifth time in seven games this season.
  • Parker was listed as questionable on the final injury report of the week because of a quadricep injury.
  • Along with Derby and Parker, the Dolphins inactives will include the three players who were ruled out Friday — QB **Ryan Tannehill**, DE **Jonathan Woodard** and DE **Charles Harris** — as well as safety **Maurice Smith** and tackle **Sam Young**.
  • Defensive tackle **Akeem Spence**, who played last season for the Lions, will serve as a game captain, joining season captains Ryan Tannehill, **Kenny Stills**, **Walt Aikens** and McCain.
  • The list of Lions inactives includes OL Andrew Donnal, CB Lenzy Pipkins, DE Ezekiel Ansah, WR Brandon Powell, RB Theo Riddick, DE Kerry Hyder and G Joe Dahl.
  • The Dolphins will wear their all-white uniforms.
  • The forecast for the area around Hard Rock Stadium, according to AccuWeather, calls for showers in the 1 p.m. hour and partly cloudy skies from 2-4 p.m. with temperatures of 90 or 91, a "feel" of between 96-98 and winds of 9 mph.