Off­sea­son work be­gins as RB Drake cranks up

Orlando Sentinel - - SPORTS TUESDAY - By Chris Perkins

DAVIE — Dol­phins run­ning back Kenyan Drake was look­ing for­ward for a long time to Mon­day, the first day play­ers re­ported for the start of the off­sea­son work­out pro­gram. He only wishes the Col­lec­tive Bar­gain­ing Agree­ment al­lowed more ac­tiv­ity on the first day.

“I can’t wait to get started,” Drake said Fri­day at the Dol­phins Can­cer Chal­lenge Celebrity Golf Tour­na­ment. “I wish we were putting on pads, but the CBA kind of doesn’t al­low that. So I look for­ward to just get­ting back in the groove of work­ing out with the team, run­ning around with Tanny [quar­ter­back Ryan Tan­nehill] back at the helm again, so I’m ex­cited.”

Every­one ex­pected to re­port to the team’s fa­cil­ity in Davie on Mon­day re­ported. Phase One of the three-phase off­sea­son work­out pro­gram, which lasts two weeks, con­sists of strength and con­di­tion­ing train­ing. Mi­ami has its first round of or­ga­nized team ac­tiv­i­ties on May 22-24.

Mi­ami lost a num­ber of vet­eran faces, most no­tably the Pro Bowl trio of cen­ter Mike Pouncey, wide re­ceiver Jarvis

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