Miami Dolphins Claim Tight End Mickey Shuler Off Waivers

September 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It seems the Miami Dolphins weren't finished shaking up the tight end position when they waived John Nalbone and promoted Jeron Mastrud earlier this week.

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reported on twitter that the Dolphins claimed tight end Mickey Shuler off waivers from the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday.

Shuler's addition gives the Dolphins a full 53-man active roster, and three tight ends for the first time all season.


Mickey Shuler, Jr. is the son of former NFL tight end Mickey Shuler, who earned two Pro Bowl selections over a 14-year career with the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles.

A four-year letterman at Penn State, the younger Shuler totaled 27 receptions, 300 receiving yards, and four touchdowns in four seasons as a blocking tight end to complement Nittany Lions starter Andrew Quarless.

Shuler was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round (214th overall) of the 2010 NFL Dr...

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