Miami – Dolphins released veteran running back Sony Michael Monday is among 13 moves they made before Tuesday’s deadline to reduce their roster to 53 players.
Dolphins have also released a wide receiver Mohamed Sanodefensive back Quincy Wilson And offensive navigators Adam Banky. Miami ceded the offensive line man Blaise AndresDefensive Supplements Niles Scott And the Owen Carney Son, running their back Jared Doakes And the Zackander Whiteand Cornerback Elijah Hamilton.
Michelle, 27, signed a one-year, $2.1 million contract with Dolphins in May after spending a season with the Los Angeles Rams. He was crucial to them having taken over as the team’s starting position in Week 13; His 540-yard run from Week 13 through Week 18 was his third in the NFL. He grew up in the Miami area, and played football at the American Heritage School, about 20 miles from Hard Rock Stadium.
The previous first-round pick was a two-time Super Bowl champion with the New England Patriots and rushed for 3,137 yards and 18 touchdowns in four NFL seasons.
The team has until Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET to meet the 53-player limit. Dolphins’ roster reached 67 after early moves on Monday.
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