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The Miami Dolphins on Friday held the second of three voluntary May/June practices that will be open to the media.

Some news and notes, which we will update throughout the 10:30 a.m. practice:

▪ The four offensive player not present at the voluntary session: Will Fuller, who also missed last week’s session, and three prominent running backs, who would likely be the top three on the depth chart if there were one: Myles Gaskin, Salvon Ahmed and Malcolm Brown.

▪ The defensive players not present at the voluntary session: cornerback Xavien Howard, defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah, linebacker Bernardrick McKinney, defensive lineman Zach Sieler and linebacker Brennan Scarlett.

Howard wants a raise and restructured contract, but his absence is not believed to be directly related to that. It’s unclear what Howard will do if he doesn’t get a raise.

Ogbah – who has one season left on a contract that will pay him $7.5 million next season – wants an extension, but it remains unclear if his absence is an attempt to express his displeasure about that.

Brian Flores declined to specifically answer when asked whether any of these absences are related to unhappiness over contracts.

Scarlett has been out of town but is expect to join workouts early next week.

Of those absent Dolphins defenders, only Sieler was in attendance at the previous session open to media.

▪ Among those who were at practice on Friday who weren’t at the practice that was open to the media last week: linebacker Jerome Baker and offensive ilneman DJ. Fluker.

▪ Tight end Mike Gesicki and Preston Williams were working on the side. Gesicki dealt with a shoulder injury late last season and Williams had foot surgery.

Here’s what Brian Flores said on Friday morning, including comments Tua Tagovailoa’s comments.