Randy Starks Expected Saturday Against Bucs

Dolphins_Randy_Starks_2013In NFL math, Randy Starks represents, if not a given, at least a known to the Miami Dolphins: veteran, steady, hasn’t missed a regular-season game since the iPhone could be called “newfangled.”

They know he will play Saturday against Tampa Bay in the dress-rehearsal exhibition game.

First-round pick Dion Jordan represents X, the unknown. Nobody knows when Jordan, a defensive end, will be back from the reinjured shoulder, only that he won’t be healed in time for this week’s preseason game.

Asked if he would be surprised if he missed the opener, Jordan said, “It’s my body, so I know when I’m ready to go or not ready to go. It wouldn’t be a surprise.”

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