Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald is reporting that the Dolphins fear G Ted Larsen suffered a bicep tear during Thursday’s practice and is could end up missing “several” weeks of the regular season with this injury.
Jackson adds that Larsen could end up being a candidate to placed on injured reserve and brought back at some point during the regular season, depending on the severity of the injury.
Larsen, 30, is a former sixth-round pick of the Patriots back in 2010. However, he lasted just a few months in New England before he was waived and later claimed by the Buccaneers.
The Cardinals elected to sign him to a two-year deal back in March of 2014 and he later joined the Bears on a one-year deal last year.
Larsen signed a three-year, $5.65 million contract that included $1.75 million guaranteed with the Dolphins this offseason and stands to make base salaries of $975,000 and $1.5 million over the first two years of the agreement.
In 2016, Larsen appeared in 15 games for the Bears and was rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 44 guard out of 72 qualifying players.