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The Miami Dolphins have suspended linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely following the veteran going AWOL before Week 2's game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

He signed a two-year, $12 million contract with Miami in March. However, the Dolphins linebacker was later found at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The Dolphins suspended Lawrence Timmons indefinitely.

The news about Timmons is especially tough for the Dolphins, given that they lost rookie linebacker Raekwon McMillan to a torn ACL during the preseason opener. TMZ has reported that Timmons was trying to get to Pennsylvania because he had "spoken with his baby mama who lives there and had told her he missed the baby and wanted to visit".

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"Nothing to add, for what I have right now", Gase told reporters. "I've got a few other things I have to deal with the guys who played yesterday".

As Schefter reports, Timmons' teammates saw no signs in the preaseason that their starting outside linebacker was dealing with any personal issues before his odd disappearance over the weekend.

But ESPN reports that he met with team doctors Monday, with Adam Schefter reporting that Timmons was "doing much better" as the Dolphins' medical staff tries to figure out what's wrong with their offseason acquisition. He had played the previous 10 seasons with the Steelers before leaving in free agency. The Dolphins brought Timmons in primarily for his run defense, and was set to be the team's key blitzer.

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