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Is Ndamukong Suh the Dolphins' next two-way player?

Rey Maualuga did it last week. Jesse Davis did it too.

So who’s next?

Maybe Ndamukong Suh will channel Prime Time — in prime-time, no less.

Suh, of course, will never be confused for Deion Sanders, but big guys can be versatile, too.

Maualuga proved that against the Jets, when — after significant lobbying — was allowed to get one snap of fullback (serving as lead-blocker on a successful third-down conversion).

Davis, an offensive lineman, has been a goal-line defender for the Dolphins this year.

(“He’s a big dude,” Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said of Davis. “He’s physical. ... Everybody is all-hands on deck.”)

All-hands would include stars, too. So why can’t Suh do two — or even three — things?

“I don’t know, you’ll have to ask coach [Adam] Gase about that,” Suh said with a chuckle Tuesday. “I’m more than happy to go on the offensive side of the ball and have some fun, obviously in, situations; but the one thing I definitely want to do is get back on special teams and kick a field goal or an extra point. I’ve got to make up for that past Jets game, however many years that was ago.”

​Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (93) speaks about Lawrence Timmons, being selected as team captain and the upcoming Jets game. Suh addressed the media after Miami Dolphins football practice on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

It was seven years ago, actually. Then-Lions kicker Jason Hanson got hurt, and Suh was called upon to kick an extra point in a regular-season game. He clanked it off the right upright — and has not had the chance since.

Suh has proven in practice that he still has a dangerous leg, and just might be the Dolphins’ emergency option if Cody Parkey gets injured in a game.

As for offense? Suh has experience on that side of the ball too, but again, it has been a while.

“I know I had some stuff in Detroit,” Suh said. “I don’t think we ever ran it; but we had some plays for sure. It was actually the ‘Husker package.’ If I’m ever needed and my number is called, I’ll be ready to go.”

Adam H. Beasley: 305-376-3565, @AdamHBeasley

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