DAVIE, Fla. -- After sitting out most of practice for a second consecutive week, Miami Dolphins first-round pick Dion Jordan says Thursday he might not be ready for the start of the regular season.
Asked whether he'd be surprised if he can't go on Sept. 8 at Cleveland, the first defensive player taken in the draft says, "It wouldn't be a surprise at all."
Jordan hasn't taken part in a full practice since Miami's 27-3 preseason victory at Jacksonville on Aug. 9. Jordan took part in non-contact work early in practice Thursday, before doing side work with a trainer.
Jordan underwent surgery for a torn labrum on Feb. 28 and began training camp on the non-football injury list. He came off the list and began practicing on the third day of camp.