Saturday, November 12, 2011

Dolphins look forward to getting Davis back

Miami Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis is expected to return Sunday after sitting out last week due to a team-imposed suspension. Davis had already missed three other games this season with a nagging hamstring injury.

Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reported Davis was disciplined for showing up late to practice smelling of alcohol last Saturday. Davis also reportedly got into a confrontation with receiver Brandon Marshall earlier in the week. Whatever the case was, Davis did not make the trip to Kansas City last week.

Still, the Dolphins (1-7), who are coming off their first victory of the season, look forward to getting back their third-year, first-round corner when they host the Washington Redskins.

“His character and the way he goes about it definitely energizes the defense in the secondary,” Dolphins cornerback Sean Smith told the media Friday. “So I definitely look forward to having him out there.”

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