Veteran RB Sony Michel launched as Miami Dolphins trim roster

MIAMI — The Dolphins launched veteran working again Sony Michel on Monday amongst 13 strikes they made earlier than Tuesday’s deadline to trim their roster right down to 53 gamers.

The Dolphins additionally launched extensive receiver Mohamed Sanu, defensive again Quincy Wilson and offensive linemen Adam Pankey. Miami waived offensive lineman Blaise Andries, defensive linemen Niles Scott and Owen Carney Jr., working backs Gerrid Doaks and ZaQuandre White, and cornerback Elijah Hamilton.

Linebacker Calvin Munson was positioned on injured reserve. Linebacker Darius Hodge and defensive again D’Angelo Ross had been waived/injured and can revert to IR in the event that they go unclaimed on waivers.

Michel, 27, signed a one-year, $2.1 million with the Dolphins in Could after spending a season with the Los Angeles Rams. He was vital for them down the stretch after taking up because the group’s starter in Week 13; his 540 speeding yards from Week 13 by means of Week 18 had been the third most within the NFL. He grew up within the Miami space, enjoying soccer at American Heritage College, roughly 20 miles from Arduous Rock Stadium.

The previous first-round draft decide is a two-time Tremendous Bowl champion with the New England Patriots and has rushed for 3,137 yards and 18 touchdowns in 4 NFL seasons.

Miami has Chase Edmonds, Raheem Mostert, Salvon Ahmed and Myles Gaskin on its roster at working again, in addition to fullback Alec Ingold.

The group has till Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET to satisfy the 53-player restrict. The Dolphins’ roster stood at 67 after Monday’s early strikes.