Dolphins’ Garner placed on injured reserve

Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Nate Garner has been placed on

injured reserve with a left foot injury, meaning he’ll miss the

season.

Garner underwent surgery more than two weeks ago. He started

eight games at guard last year and had been listed as a backup

tackle during training camp.

Defensive end Phillip Merling was placed on the reserve

non-football injury list Tuesday. He suffered an Achilles’ tendon

injury in July.