Dolphins Sign Running Back Samaje Perine

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins today announced they have signed running back Samaje Perine off Cincinnati's practice squad and placed running back Myles Gaskin on injured reserve.


Perine (pronounced sah-MAH-jay PEE-rine) has played in 27 NFL games with eight starts over the past three seasons with Cincinnati (2019) and Washington (2017-18). He has career totals of 183 carries for 635 yards (3.5 avg.) and one touchdown. Perine also has 22 receptions for 182 yards (8.3 avg.) and one touchdown. He originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round pick (114th overall) by Washington in the 2017 NFL draft.

Gaskin played in seven games for the Dolphins this season after joining the team as a seventh-round pick (234th overall) in the 2019 NFL draft. He totaled 36 carries for 133 yards (3.7 avg.) and scored his first career touchdown last week vs. Cincinnati. Gaskin also has seven career receptions for 51 yards (7.3 avg.). He played collegiately at Washington, where he finished his career as the school's all-time leading rusher (5,323 yards).

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Samaje PerineRB5-112409/16/954Oklahoma '17Pflugerville, TexasFA, ‘19