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Dolphins encouraged Cameron to see specialist after fourth concussion

Dolphins aren’t sure when Jordan Cameron, left, will return.
Dolphins aren’t sure when Jordan Cameron, left, will return.

Adam Gase not only confirmed an ESPN report that concussed tight end Jordan Cameron visited a head-trauma specialist at the University of Pittsburgh recently, but said that the team encouraged him to do so.

“I don't think it's alarming,” Gase said. “I think it's a guy that's just trying to make sure he's checking all his boxes and make sure things are right with him. That was something we really encouraged with him as well.”

Cameron hasn’t played or practiced since suffering his fourth concussion in as many years in Week 3. The Dolphins hinted that Cameron might not play Sunday against the Titans when they signed Dominique Jones on Monday.

Gase said he has no timetable for Cameron’s return. He still has to complete steps of the NFL’s concussion protocol before he can take the field.

“We'll play this thing out and figure out where we are,” Gase said. “We're kind of really day-to-day right now. He knows how I feel for him and the support I have for him, as far as, we just need to do everything we can to make sure he's right, he feels good, his health is the No. 1 priority.”

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