Dolphins players wary of swine flu

Updated: August 23, 2009, 1:01 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Miami Dolphins defensive backs Sean Smith and Jason Allen were scratched from Saturday night's exhibition game after coming down with flulike symptoms, and teammates expressed concern that swine flu was a possibility.

"We've all been warned to be careful and make sure you wash your hands and don't put your hands on your face," linebacker Akin Ayodele said after the Dolphins beat Carolina 27-17.

Smith and Allen underwent tests and remained at the team hotel during the game. Afterward, ...

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