The Miami Dolphins announced that they’ve signed WR Tyler Davis of the German Football League to a future/reserve contract on Thursday.
We have signed wide receiver Tyler Davis to a reserve/future contract.
— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) January 7, 2016
NFL Draft Diamonds first reported that Davis was signing with the Dolphins several days ago.
He becomes the 10th player to sign a futures deal with the Dolphins. The full list includes:
- WR Tyler Davis
- WR Damarr Aultman
- RB Jahwan Edwards
- WR Robert Herron
- LB Terrell Manning
- G Vinston Painter
- G Anthony Steen
- DB Dax Swanson
- DE Julius Warmsley
- DE Jordan Williams
Davis actually played both cornerback and receiver during his time in the GFL. He’s also the firsts player to make the transition from the GFL to the NFL.
During his MVP season for Kiel Baltic Hurricanes, Davis totaled 94 receptions for 1,733 yards receiving and 24 touchdowns.
He wound up going undrafted out of Missouri Valley College.
This contract will give him a chance to compete for a roster spot during offseason workouts and in training camp.