Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi (bone bruise) misses practice

Tuesday August 2nd, 2016

Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi missed practice on Monday with what he called a bone bruise.

Ajayi suffered the injury to his left knee on Sunday, noticing swelling later in the day during team meetings.

The 23-year-old said that he is not worried about the injury and will be able to return once the swelling is gone.

“It was just a bone bruise. Just some swelling in there right now. Just got to ice it down,” Ajay said via the Sun-Sentinel. “Once the swelling goes down, I'll be fine.”

Isaiah Pead handled the majority of the first team reps on Monday in Ajayi’s absence. 

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Ajayi, who was drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 draft by the Dolphins out of Boise State, has had a history of knee issues.

In nine games as a rookie, Ajayi carried the ball 49 times for 187 yards and a touchdown. 

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