Miami Dolphins Football: Micah Johnson Waived, Practice Squad Moves Made

September 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In need of one more roster spot with the additions of Erik Walden and Lionel Dotson, the Miami Dolphins waived rookie linebacker Micah Johnson.

Defensive end Clifton Geathers was waived Monday to make room for Walden, but another move was needed when the team signed Dotson off the Broncos' practice squad Tuesday.

An undrafted rookie out of Kentucky, Johnson joined the Dolphins in August after a brief stint with the New York Giants during the offseason.

Johnson was able to impress during his short time with the team, beating out competition J. D. Folsom and Austin Spitler with good play on defense and special teams to earn the No. 4 linebacker job.

Making his NFL debut in last week's season opener against the Bills, Johnson recorded one assisted tackle.

The Dolphins also made a handful of practice squad moves, releasing offensive lineman Andrew Hartline and tight end Nathan Overbay, while signing tight end Dedrick Epps.

With one spot...

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