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'The man of the hour'

DT Manuel Wright

As reporters converged toward Manuel Wright's locker on Wednesday afternoon, fellow defensive lineman David Bowens summed up the occasion while sitting at his locker. "The man of the hour," Bowens yelled, drawing a smile from the Dolphins rookie. Wright has been in the spotlight before, but this time the focus is on what the big fella can do on the field.

Nose tackle Keith Traylor almost certainly will miss Sunday's game at San Diego after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday, and that means more playing time for Wright.The rookie got his first NFL action in Sunday's victory after Traylor experienced problems with his right knee the day of the game, but this time Wright actually will be part of the game plan.For the first time, Wright...

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