Dolphins release Sony Michel

Posted: 30/08/2022 in NFL
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The Miami Dolphins announced Monday that they released veteran running back Sony Michel.

Michel signed a one-year deal worth up to $1.75 million with Miami as a free agent in May.

The 27-year-old halfback won his second career Super Bowl title after the New England Patriots traded him to the Los Angles Rams ahead of the 2021 campaign. He rushed for 845 yards and four touchdowns while averaging 4.1 yards per carry last season. He also added 21 receptions for 128 yards and one score.

New England drafted Michel in the first round in 2018. He spent his first three seasons with the Patriots, tallying 2,2292 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns.

Miami’s running back depth chart now features Chase EdmondsRaheem Mostert, and Myles Gaskin ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to finalize 53-man rosters.

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