Dolphins now without top three running backs vs. Chiefs

Joe Schad
Palm Beach Post
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Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) stiff arms New York Jets defensive end John Franklin-Myers (91) during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium.

Dolphins starting running back Myles Gaskin was placed on the NFL’s COVID-19 list on Saturday. 

Miami will face the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday without their top three running backs.

Matt Breida is also on Miami’s COVD-19 list. Salvon Ahmed is out with a shoulder injury. 

Miami’s top back is DeAndre Washington, who was acquired from the Chiefs earlier this season. 

Washington was limited in practice on Wednesday and Thursday, due to a hamstring injury. 

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The Dolphins can also dress Patrick Laird, who has largely been a third-down receiving threat. 

Miami is promoting Elijah McGuire, who they recently signed, from the practice squad to the active roster. McGuire has played for the Jets.

The Dolphins have two slot receivers, Lynn Bowden and Malcom Perry, who are capable of a few carries if necessary.

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