Training camp scuffles or fights are pretty common, even among teammates. Pretty much no team goes through a summer without at least one.
However, when a player reportedly lands a questionable hit on his teammate, that spells trouble. Not even a veteran is immune to punishment when that happens, even one as severe as getting cut.
The Miami Dolphins released veteran defensive tackle Gabe Wright on Monday night. Wright was involved in at least one of four skirmishes during today's practice, according to Dolphins writers.
During one, he apparently hit starting running back Kenyan Drake with "an elbow or a fist."
The main reason for Wright's release seems to be that hit on Drake. One Dolphins writer described it as a "blindsiding."
Wright has played in 13 games over the last three seasons with the Browns, Lions and Dolphins. He played in one game with Miami in 2017.
Wright had been working with the Dolphins' second-team defense, but now finds himself out of a job for now.