Dolphins top draft pick Fitzpatrick making good impression

Two weeks into the Miami Dolphins’ offseason practice regimen, first-round draft pick Minkah Fitzpatrick’s running tally of interceptions is underway.

Have I been counting them? Every DB counts them, Fitzpatrick said with a laugh after Tuesday’s workout. I’ve got two picks and a couple of pass breakups. Just doing my job.

Contact drills won’t begin until training camp, but early indications are the Dolphins used the 11th overall pick wisely when they selected Fitzpatrick.

I feel like I’m just going to do what’s best for myself and take care of myself, he said, because if I can’t take care of myself, I can’t take care of anyone else and I can’t help out the team.

Another key Patriots player back on the field is receiver Julian Edelman, who sat out last season after suffering a right knee injury a week before the final exhibition game.

Edelman has no medical restrictions and participated fully in Tuesday’s workout. He wasn’t wearing a brace on his surgically repaired knee and said he didn’t plan to wear one during the regular season.

It was tough to watch it all on the sideline last year, he said. To come out here and just to do little things, strap on the helmet, puts in perspective how lucky you are to get to play the game.

The newcomers will compete with or perhaps push out Ameer Abdullah in what has become a crowded backfield with running backs Theo Riddick, Zach Zenner and Dwayne Washington also on the roster.

We got a lot of talent, Johnson said Tuesday after a minicamp practice. A lot of these guys are good. I’m stepping into a lot of competition. A lot of these guys have played in the past. A lot of these guys want to keep playing in the future.

At the end of the day, it’s going to make us all better.

She’s assisted with Colorado-based nonprofits and charitable organizations, including the Alzheimer’s Association. She’s also worked as an executive in the oil and gas industry since 2016.

My father’s number one goal was to win, Bowlen Wallace said. He understood that took financial commitment, hard work, dedication, the right leadership, and drive. He was motivated to win not only for himself and the team but for the pride of Broncos Country, our beloved and loyal fans.

Bowlen Wallace has the support of Amie Bowlen Klemmer, the oldest Bowlen child; Bill Bowlen, Pat Bowlen’s brother; and minority owners of the team, Kerry and John Bowlen (John is Pat Bowlen’s brother).

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