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Dolphins release Marvin McNutt, Antwan Applewhite, 20 other players

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The Dolphins waived wide receiver Marvin McNutt and released defensive end Antwan Applewhite as they reduced their roster to 53 players on Saturday.

A 2012 sixth-round pick, McNutt was claimed off waivers from Philadelphia in May. He caught four passes for 99 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown, in Miami’s preseason win vs. New Orleans on Thursday.

Applewhite, 27, is a sixth-year pro. He has notched 6.5 career sacks and has 17 games in the last three seasons. He previously played for San Diego (2008-2010) and Carolina (2011-2012).

In other roster moves Saturday, the Dolphins waived/injured tackle Jeff Adams and quarterback Aaron Corp. They also waived guard Chris Barker, center Sam Brenner, wide receiver Chad Bumphis, wide receiver Keenan Davis, defensive tackle A.J. Francis, running back Jonas Gray, safety Keelan Johnson, safety Jordan Kovacs, tackle Andrew McDonald, tight end Kyle Miller, defensive end Tristan Okpalaugo, cornerback Julian Posey, cornerback De’Andre Presley, defensive tackle Kheeston Randall, defensive tackle Tracy Robertson, linebacker Lee Robinson, linebacker Austin Spitler and wide receiver Brian Tyms.

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8 Responses to “Dolphins release Marvin McNutt, Antwan Applewhite, 20 other players”
  1. flavordave says: Aug 31, 2013 9:30 PM

    Well…sometimes you feel like a McNutt, and sometimes you dont.

  2. jonevans83 says: Aug 31, 2013 9:33 PM

    Still getting a McNutt jersey.

  3. bsizemore68 says: Aug 31, 2013 10:06 PM

    I would like to see A.J. Francis make the practice squad, if not, then pick up be another team. Bill

  4. 93noles99 says: Aug 31, 2013 11:02 PM

    So they keep 4 wr and 11 db?? I’m trying to figure this out as a fins fan???

  5. aasukisuki says: Aug 31, 2013 11:23 PM

    I wonder if the Chiefs make a claim on McNutt, given that Reid drafted him…

  6. tarniman says: Sep 1, 2013 12:55 AM

    I don’t agree with the AJ Francis cut….it never fails every preseason some player(s) gets cut that I think could have helped the team and earned a roster spot.

  7. dulz26 says: Sep 1, 2013 12:37 PM

    I’m sure a lot of this cuts were very hard to made….

  8. jerrygray721 says: Sep 1, 2013 3:49 PM

    hey the arrest meter is up to 13 days are we approaching a new record?

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