Dolphins Roster Cuts Including QB Josh Freeman


The Miami Dolphins have released QB Josh Freeman on Friday, as they trim their roster down to 53 players, according to Mike Freeman.

The Dolphins’ roster cuts include:

Freeman, 27, was taken in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers. He wound up playing four years for the Bucs before they cut him loose in July of 2012.

The Vikings wasted no time in signing him to a contract, however, it proved to be a disastrous decision for both parties. Freeman later caught on with the Giants in April of last year, but he lasted a little over a month in New York before he was once again released.

The Dolphins elected to give Freeman another shot this past in April, but released him after a few weeks. However, Miami elected to bring him back for training camp.

In 2013, Freeman appeared in just four games and 42.9 percent of his passes for 761 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions.


Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins have waived DT Anthony Johnson, OG Michael Liedtke, and OT Donald Hawkins, as they work to get their roster down to 53 players.

  • Jackson has confirmed that LB James Davidson is also being cut.

Johnson, 22, signed on with the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent out of LSU back in May of last year. He wound up appearing in seven games and recording two tackles and a fumble recovery.

We’ll have updates regarding the Dolphins’ roster cuts as the news is available.



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