Miami Dolphins round out practice squad & number changes
By Brian Miller
The Miami Dolphins have officially finished filling out their practice squad. They added the final two players a short time ago. The Dolphins entered today with two vacant positions after signing eight players that were with the team in training camp. Today’s additions are not from training camp.
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The first addition is running back Rajion Neal. Neal spent last season and this off-season as the Green Bay Packers third running back. The Tennessee product was un-drafted in 2014. Neal was expected to either make the Packers 53 or the practice squad. The Packers opted to go with a more physical runner as Neal is more of a versatile player. Neal scored a touchdown and caught nine passes for 80 yards in his pre-season finale.
"“It’s so hard to say,” Neal said, “because you just never know what it is exactly, what they may want as far as in their third back. Granted, they may want versatitliy, but who knows? They may want a bigger body. They may want a sledgehammer. They may want a slasher. So you just kind of never know.”RB – Rajion Neal via Packersnews.com."
Uzoma Nwachukwu, known as E-Z around the Houston Texans organization shot to celebrity status during HBO’s Hard Knocks which airs it’s finale on Tuesday night. E-Z was un-drafted in 2013 and spent his last two seasons on the Texans practice squad. The 6’0 wide receiver has solid hands and runs good routes but is still a little raw. He is a good project player and could develop into a nice addition in the future. For now he will get his opportunity to continue his NFL career in Miami.
With the two additions today, the news of Jef Luc being added to the squad was erroneous. On Sunday it was also reported by media that another player had been added as well but that too was an erroneous report.
IN OTHER NEWS
Left tackle Brandon Albert has shrugged off the number 71 jersey and has switched back to the number 76 he wore in Kansas City. Jordan Kovacs who wore number 44 will now wear 32 which he wore at Michigan. New quarterback addition Logan Thomas has taken the number five jersey.