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Cameron Fleming happy to receive playing time

Even though he wasn't at a position he was familiar with, rookie Cameron Fleming relished his opportunity to play in the opener.

As far as NFL debuts go, Cameron Fleming's didn't generate much fanfare. The fourth-round pick out of Stanford received limited action against the Dolphins on Sunday, and most of it came at a position other than his normal tackle.

Fleming participated in just four offensive snaps, and all but one of them came as an extra tight end. He did replace Sebastian Vollmer at tight tackle for one play when the starter was nicked up and retreated to the sideline in the second half.

The work at tight end wasn't something the rookie had any experience doing prior to opening day.

"Not really. I guess when we had jumbo sets I used to go over to the left or right and be the tight end if you will, when the other tackle would come in. But that's about all I had experience in," Fleming said of his new position.

While Fleming said the experience of playing in his first game was enjoyable regardless of where he played, he smiled when asked if he'd spent any time working with Tom Brady for any potential red zone opportunities as a receiver.

"I never know what I'm going to do, but the last time I caught the ball … maybe eighth grade," he said with laugh.

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