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By SI Wire
November 03, 2014

Dolphins safety Michael Thomas will miss the remainder of the season after tearing a pectoral muscle, according to multiple reports.

The news was first reported by Alex Marvez of FOX Sports and later confirmed by other outlets

Thomas, a second-year player, played on 81.2 percent of Miami's special teams snaps this season and 14.2 percent of defensive snaps. He was injured during the fourth quarter of the Dolphins' 37-0 win over the Chargers on Sunday

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The Dolphins signed Thomas from the 49ers' practice squad late last season. In his first game with Miami, he intercepted a pass in the end zone late in the fourth quarter to give the Dolphins a win over the Patriots

Thomas had recorded 15 tackles in eight games this season, including a team-leading nine special teams tackles. 

Miami improved to 5-3 with Sunday's victory. The Dolphins play at the Detroit Lions on Sunday. 

- Dan Gartland

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