MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins today announced they have signed tackle Sam Youngand waived safety Maurice Smith.
Younghas played in 76 games with 20 starts during his NFL career. He played in 18 games with seven starts for Miami from 2016-17 after he was originally signed as an unrestricted free agent from Jacksonville on March 11, 2016. Young entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick (179th overall) by Dallas in the 2010 NFL draft.
Smithplayed in six games for Miami in 2017 and recorded one solo tackle and one pass defensed. He was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 2, 2017. Smith entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Miami on May 5, 2017. He was a one-year starter at Georgia (2016) and a three-year letterman at Alabama (2013-15).
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