Dolphins Claim FB/TE Evan Rodriguez From The Bears



Ian Rapoport reports that the Miami Dolphins claimed FB/TE Evan Rodriguez off of waivers from the Bears on Tuesday.

Rodriguez, 24, was a fourth-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft, but he has been arrested twice this offseason. Rodriguez figures to compete with Charles Clay for the Dolphins rosters spots during training camp.


Brad Biggs reports that the Bears will release FB Evan Rodriguez on Monday.

This comes shortly after reports indicated that Chicago had signed FB Tony Fiammetta to a contract.

Bears GM Phil Emery mentioned that he was “extremely” disappointed following his recent DUI arrest.

As for Fiammetta, he spent all of 2012 on the Patriots’ reserve/left squad list after he suffered was believed to be a concussion. Fiammetta, 26, has been pretty productive in the past, so this could end up being a quality move for the Bears.

Additionally, Chicago signed receivers Devin Aromashodu and Jerrell Jackson Monday while waiving receivers Demetrius Fields and Dale Moss.

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