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Dolphins Make Roster Moves

Posted Sep 3, 2017

MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins today announced they have claimed linebacker Justin March-Lillard off waivers from Kansas City and kicker Cody Parkey off waivers from Cleveland. The team waived linebacker Trevor Reilly and kicker Andrew Franks.

March-Lillard started five games for Kansas City in 2016 and totaled 22 tackles (15 solo) and two passes defensed. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Kansas City on May 11, 2015. March-Lillard started 35 games at Akron where he was a team captain as a senior in 2014 and earned third-team All-Mid-American Conference honors as a junior in 2013.

Parkey has played in 33 NFL games for two teams, appearing in 19 contests for Philadelphia from 2014-15 and 14 games for Cleveland in 2016. He has converted 55-of-65 field goal attempts (84.6 pct.) and 81-of-82 extra point attempts (98.8 pct.) in his career. Parkey was selected to the Pro Bowl following the 2014 season after he made 32-of-36 field goal attempts (88.9 pct.) for the Eagles and set an NFL rookie scoring record with 150 points. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Indianapolis on May 11, 2014. A native of nearby Jupiter, Florida, Parkey attended Jupiter High School before playing collegiately at Auburn.

Reilly played in two games for Miami in 2016 after he was signed off the New England practice squad on Dec. 19, 2016. He has played in 31 career games, appearing in 29 contests with the N.Y. Jets from 2014-15 prior to his stint in Miami. Reilly has 11 career tackles (five solo), one sack and one forced fumble. He originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round pick (233rd overall) by the Jets in the 2014 NFL draft.

Franks played in all 32 games for the Dolphins from 2015-16 and converted 29-of-37 field goal attempts (78.4 pct.) and 74-of-78 extra point attempts (94.9 pct.). In 2016, Franks was 16-of-21 (76.2 pct.) in field goal attempts and totaled 89 points. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Miami on May 8, 2015.