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PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Make Roster Moves

Posted Jul 28, 2014

The Dolphins announced a series of roster moves on Monday following the first three practices of training camp over the weekend.

The Miami Dolphins have signed offensive tackles Steven Baker and Tony Hills and waived wide receiver Gerald Ford and tackle Michael Philipp, the team announced.

The 6-8, 310-pound Baker joins the Dolphins after spending portions of the 2013 season with the New York Giants. He originally entered the NFL in 2012 as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts. He was released by the Colts on August 31, 2012 and joined the Arizona Cardinals practice squad roster on September 3, 2012 where he spent the remainder of the season. A four-year letterman at East Carolina, Baker played in 42 games for the Pirates during his collegiate career. Born November 24, 1988 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Baker attended Northern Nash High School in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

The 6-5, 304-pound Hills joins the Dolphins after spending portions of 2013 with the Buffalo Bills and Oakland Raiders. Hills has played in 11 regular season games, with one start, during his career while spending time with the Indianapolis Colts (2012), Denver Broncos (2011) and the Pittsburgh Steelers (2008-10). He originally entered the NFL in 2008 as a fourth round selection (130th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers. A four-time letter winner and team captain as a senior, Hills appeared in 42 career games with 24 starts for Texas during his collegiate career, where he was an honorable mention All-Big 12 (2006) and All-Big 12 and Walter Camp All-America selection (2007). Born November 4, 1984 in Dallas, Texas, Hills attended Alief Elsik High School in Houston, Texas.

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