DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake practiced on a limited basis Wednesday despite a left knee injury and hopes to play Monday at New Orleans.
Wake sat out much of Sunday's victory against Atlanta after hurting his knee in the first quarter. The two-time Pro Bowl end has never missed an entire game because of injury in his five NFL seasons.
''All great competitors want to play,'' coach Joe Philbin said. ''We certainly would never put out a player we thought wasn't ready to play the game and protect himself, so we'll just see how practice goes.''
Defensive tackle Paul Soliai (knee) and cornerback Dimitri Patterson (groin) missed practice after sitting out the Falcons game. Linebacker Koa Misi practiced after the leaving the Atlanta game with a shoulder injury.
Second-round draft pick Jamar Taylor practiced, and the cornerback might make his NFL debut against the Saints.
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