Center Mike Pouncey inactive for depleted Dolphins

Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey is inactive for Sunday’s game

against the San Diego Chargers because of illness, further

depleting an offensive line thinned by the team’s harassment


Tackle Jonathan Martin left the team three weeks ago complaining

of daily harassment by teammates, and guard Richie Incognito was


Nate Garner will switch from left guard to replace Pouncey.

Undrafted rookie Sam Brenner, activated from the practice squad

Saturday, will make his NFL debut at left guard.

Miami’s Mike Wallace (hamstring) and cornerback Dimitri

Patterson (groin), who had been questionable, are active.

Chargers linebacker Jarret Johnson (hamstring) and center Nick

Hardwick (neck), who had been questionable, are also active.

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