LOS ANGELES — The Miami Dolphins starting middle linebacker against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday? Second-year veteran Mike Hull.
Hull will get the 25 or so snaps the Dolphins expect to be in their base 4-3 defense when they play the Chargers at the StubHub Center.
That’s because recently signed Rey Maualuga was unable to practice all week due to a hamstring injury and the team said Friday he is out for this game.
That loss of Maualuga, who tweaked his hamstring in last week’s shortened practice schedule, was expected. This is not:
The Dolphins injury report on Friday included receiver Jarvis Landry as questionable for Sunday’s game. That’s because Landry suffered swelling and discomfort in a knee after practice Thursday. He was limited in practice Friday, according to the team.
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