Dolphins vast receiver Will Fuller is not going to play in Week 2 in opposition to the Bills as a result of a personal subject, coach Brian Flores confirmed Friday.
“He’s definitely dealing with a personal issue. I respect his privacy and I ask that everyone respects his privacy… He has my support. Things happen,” Flores stated, noting that he’s had a number of dialog with Fuller concerning the matter.
“Things arise in our lives. When they happen, they’re not part of normal every day, so it’s a surprise from that standpoint. He’s dealing with it. We’ll support him,” Flores stated.
Fuller practiced Wednesday and was listed as absent from Thursday’s apply. Flores stated he’ll miss Friday’s apply as nicely.
When requested if Fuller’s personal subject will stretch past Week 2, Flores stated, “One day at a time.”
Flores added that the receivers behind Fuller shall be subsequent in line to get extra reps. Rookie Jaylen Waddle and DeVante Parker will seemingly be Miami’s high receiving targets in opposition to Buffalo.
Fuller, earlier than he was dominated out, was on observe to make to make his debut with the Dolphins after serving a one-game PED suspension to start out the season.
In 2020, Fuller recorded career-high numbers with Houston. He caught 53 passes for 879 yards and eight TDs in 11 video games.
Fuller, a first-round decide (twenty first total) within the 2016 NFL Draft, signed with the Dolphins after a five-year stint with the Texans.