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Dolphins camp report: Day 14

Kenny Stills returns to practice for first time since Aug. 2

DAVIE, Fla. – Day 14 of Dolphins camp was the final day before the team heads to Spartanburg, South Carolina, for joint practices with the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday and Thursday.

Here are a few things that stood out from Monday's morning session:

WR Kenny Stills returned to practice for the first time since August 2nd and looked as if he hasn't missed a beat. Stills showed no signs of the calf injury that had him sidelined and made a number of catches, including a nice grab on a deep pass from Ryan Tannehill.

-Speaking of Tannehill, he was very sharp once again. The deep connection with Stills was his most impressive pass of the day, but he showed great command in the 2-minute drill and seems to have also developed a strong connection with veteran Greg Jennings.

-LT Branden Albert did some team work for the first time in camp as he recovers from the devastating knee injury which ended his 2014 season. As expected, Albert is still favoring that knee, but the simple fact that he was working in team drills is a great sign of progress.

-Also showing progress: Rookie WR DeVante Parker. He was jogging on the practice field for the first time since having foot surgery before camp. Head Coach Joe Philbin called it "step one" in Parker's return, and while he didn't rule out the possibility of Parker playing in a preseason game, he also conceded that he's an "eternal optimist."

The Fins and Panthers will kickoff their second preseason game of the year on Saturday night at Carolina.

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