He will be replaced on Sunday by lead nickel back Trevor Williams, the second-year pro out of Penn State who saw extensive action in 12 games, including five starts, in the wake of Verrett's injury last season.
The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero reports Timmons wasn't arrested, but he won't play after "something angered him". The over/under total for the game is listed at 45.5 points.
The Dolphins started just 1-4 past year then won nine of their last 11 games to earn a wild-card playoff berth. With some reliance on defense, the running game and a few choice passes downfield, however, the Dolphins can scratch their way to a winning record this year. He played in 14 games that campaign as he's still looking to participate in a full 16-game season. Additionally, the defense needs to capitalize on turnovers and score.
In talking about what problems he foresees in facing Jay Cutler of the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Ingram didn't necessarily hold back. This was because of the storms that took place in Florida last week. Nevertheless, Ajayi has a great chance to produce against a Chargers defense that gave 140 yards and one touchdown on the ground Monday in Denver. Chargers RB Melvin Gordon tallied 132 yards from scrimmage in his last game against the Dolphins.
Ozil out of Chelsea v Arsenal, Sanchez and Hazard on bench
Chelsea - the Premier League champions - have been ticking over nicely since their opening weekend defeat at home to Burnley. Speaking during Sky Sports' coverage of the game, Smith said: "He's going to pick up the [man of the match] award".
Can Los Angeles contain all of Miami's weapons?
Over on the Chargers' side, they're 0-1 following a tough loss to the Broncos 24-21 in Week 1.
The Chargers may have moved, but their luck apparently remains the same. They just can't get out of their own way.
"They haven't played football in a long time", said Lynn, the former Buffalo Bills assistant. Smart money here likes the Dolphins plus the points.
The Dolphins are 3-1 ATS in their last four games against the Chargers. As a result, the Dolphins fled West and have been preparing for the Chargers in the meantime. All quotes gathered firsthand unless otherwise noted.