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Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves

The Miami Dolphins announced they have signed safety Marcus Maye and waived defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon Sr.

Maye is entering his eighth NFL season after spending five years (2017-21) with the N.Y. Jets and two years (2022-23) with New Orleans. He has started 77 career games, totaling 405 tackles (286 solo), 4.5 sacks, eight interceptions, 28 passes defensed, five forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He originally entered the NFL as a second-round pick (39th overall) by the N.Y. Jets in the 2017 NFL Draft. Maye played collegiately at Florida.

Nixon signed with the Dolphins on March 7, 2024. He has played in 14 NFL games during two seasons (2021-22) with Carolina, where he recorded 15 career tackles (four solo) and a 0.5 sack. He also spent time on Seattle's active roster in 2022. He originally entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (158th overall) by Carolina in the 2021 NFL Draft. Nixon played collegiately at Iowa.

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Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. Birthdate Exp. College Hometown Acq.
Marcus Maye S 6-0 207 3/9/93 8 Florida ’17 Melbourne, Fla. FA, ‘24

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