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Dolphins' Tillman has hand surgery

DAVIE, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2006) -- Miami backup safety Travares Tillman will miss the Thanksgiving game at Detroit because of a broken left hand.

Tillman had surgery Nov. 20 after seeing a specialist, and will continue being evaluated on a week-to-week basis.

Tillman suffered the injury in the Dolphins' 24-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

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