MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins today announced they have signed defensive end Ziggy Hood and defensive tackle Sylvester Williams and activated linebacker Mike Hull off injured reserve.
Hood is a 10-year NFL veteran who has played in 134 career games with 73 starts. He’s totaled 225 tackles (139 solo), 14 sacks, 10 passes defensed, one forced fumble and five fumble recoveries in his career. Hood played the past three seasons (2016-18) with Washington. He appeared in five games for the Redskins in 2018 and totaled three tackles (two solo) before he was released on Oct. 16, 2018. Hood originally entered the NFL as a first-round pick (32nd overall) by Pittsburgh in the 2009 NFL draft.
Williams is a six-year NFL veteran who has played in 81 career games with 63 starts. He’s totaled 120 tackles (83 solo), six sacks, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery while spending time with Denver (2013-16), Tennessee (2017) and Detroit (2018). He played in six games with four starts for the Lions this season, totaling six tackles (four solo), before he was released on Oct. 25, 2018. Williams originally entered the NFL as a first-round pick (28th overall) by Denver in the 2013 NFL draft.
Hull has played in 35 career games with four starts for the Dolphins (2015-17) and totaled 42 tackles (27 solo), one interception, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery. He also has 27 career special teams tackles (19 solo) and finished third in the NFL with 18 special teams tackles in 2016. Hull was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 3, 2018 and has yet to appear in a game this season.
|Ziggy Hood||DE||6-3||305||2/16/87||10||Missouri '09||Amarillo, Texas||FA, '18|
|Mike Hull||LB||6-0||235||5/25/91||3||Penn State '15||Canonsburg, Pa.||FA, '15|
|Sylvester Williams||DT||6-2||328||11/21/88||6||UNC '13||Jefferson City, Mo.||FA, '18|