Updated: November 14, 2003, 12:35 PM ETBy By Darrell Trimble | ESPN Insider
Denver Broncos: Wednesday, coach Mike Shanahan called out CB Deltha O'Neal for his season-long struggles in the secondary. Thursday, he took him out of the secondary altogether. Shanahan acknowledged that O'Neal is a remarkable athlete, and now he plans on using his skills as a wide receiver. "We've moved him over and we've looked at him this week," Shanahan told the Denver Post. "He really did a good job. I think he's got a lot of talent and he's got natural hands. I think everybody knows what type of running ability he has. We're taking a look at him and hopefully he enjoys it, steps up and will make some plays for us." Miami Dolphins: Backup C Seth McKinney will start in place of injured starter Tim Ruddy Sunday. Ruddy was unable to practice for the second consecutive day because of an inflamed knee. Going up against a tough Ravens rush defense, the Dolphins would love to have Ruddy available. The Miami Herald reports it is possible that he might practice today. If so, and he feels strong enough, he might rotate with McKinney throughout the game.