Dolphins offensive tackle Julien Davenport set to return from IR – Yardbarker

The Dolphins have designated offensive tackle Julien Davenport to return from injured reserve, the club announced today. Davenport, a fourth-round pick of the Texans in 2017, started 19 games for Houston over his first two seasons in the NFL. He was packaged along with two first-round picks, a second-round pick and defensive back Johnson Bademosi in the deal that sent offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil, wide receiver Kenny Stills and fourth- and sixth-round selections to the Texans. Installed as Miami’s starting right tackle in Week 1, Davenport suffered a hyperextended knee and a small crack in his tibia in practice sessions before Week 2. Because he’s required to miss eight games after being placed on injured reserve, Davenport will be eligible to return to the Dolphins’ active roster in Week 10. With Davenport sidelined, Miami has deployed J’Marcus Webb at left tackle and Jesse Davis on the right side. It’s unclear if Davenport will immediately reclaim a starting role, but the Dolphins could certainly use he

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