But on Sunday, DeVante Parker believed he was good enough to go.
“Yeah, I felt pretty good,” Parker said.
And yet, Dolphins coach Adam Gase informed him sometime between Thursday and 90 minutes before kickoff that he would not play.
Parker wore a protective mitt and then had his fingers padded during practice over the past week. He worked without limitation on both Thursday and Friday. He told reporters Thursday that he expected to play against the Jets.