Source: Dolphins CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) avoids serious injury

BY Ross Jones • November 24, 2014

Miami Dolphins cornerback Jamar Taylor avoided serious injury to his left shoulder and is day to day, a source told The ailment is not believed to be a long-term injury.

Taylor, who had an early exit in Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, underwent an MRI on Monday and the test revealed no structural damage.

Taylor appeared to be in significant pain as he walked off the field. He finished the game with six tackles.

The Dolphins lost cornerback Will Davis (ACL) and safety Michael Thomas (pectoral) for the year earlier this season.

Taylor was replacing starting cornerback Cortland Finnegan, who has been dealing with an ankle injury. 

Taylor is in his second season since being selected in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft.