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Dolphins sign two new linemen, cut Gerald Ford

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The Dolphins offensive line is one big construction zone, so why not shuffle the deck a little more the first few days into camp.

The team announced they had signed veteran Tony Hills and Steven Baker, who apparently are an upgrade over the camp bodies they have.

Hills has kicked around a bit, spending time with the Steelers, Broncos, Colts, Bills and Raiders, playing in 10 games with one start.

To make room for the new blockers, the Dolphins released tackle Michael Phillip and wide receiver Gerald Ford, who was signed in June.

With the bounty scandal in their recent past, there was no way they could avoid the bad publicity that came with pardoning Richard Nixon.

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14 Responses to “Dolphins sign two new linemen, cut Gerald Ford”
  1. ialwayswantedtobeabanker says: Jul 28, 2014 5:01 PM

    And after Gerald Ford got waived, got on the first flight out of Miami, and then proceeded to trip and fall down the stairs exiting the plane.

  2. dapollock69 says: Jul 28, 2014 5:01 PM

    Ron Reagan forgot he was still on the team.

  3. jchipwood says: Jul 28, 2014 5:01 PM

    I think every team is like a construction zone right now seeing what they have 4 days into camp. Not one team knows exactly whos going to be in every spot. Good but sorry try Gantt.

  4. mrpresident50 says: Jul 28, 2014 5:06 PM

    I’ve heard better jokes from a Queen Latifah comedy skit.

  5. darkneptune73 says: Jul 28, 2014 5:11 PM

    Hopefully Gerald Ford pardoned the Miami Offense before he left.

  6. ayblincoln says: Jul 28, 2014 5:13 PM

    bounty scandal?

  7. nolahxc says: Jul 28, 2014 5:14 PM

    Gerald Ford waived today, at the senseless age of 84.

  8. 8to80texansblog says: Jul 28, 2014 5:19 PM

    Is he the only President to not receive a single vote?

  9. pooflingingmonkey says: Jul 28, 2014 5:24 PM

    Was he also eaten by wolves?

  10. In Teddy We Trust says: Jul 28, 2014 5:26 PM

    The Dolphins originally signed Gerald Ford to replace Spiro Agnew.

  11. thegreatgabbert says: Jul 28, 2014 5:37 PM

    Gerald might not think the waiver jokes are so funny. He’s been at the Pearly Gates for years waiting for a call.

  12. keepyerstickontheice says: Jul 28, 2014 5:42 PM

    Wide receiver? Says center and linebacker for Michigan, winning back-to-back National Championships and having his number retired.

    Someone sign this guy up!

  13. nyneal says: Jul 28, 2014 6:13 PM

    Good for Gerald Ford. I haven’t liked him since he pardoned Nixon.

  14. raiderapologist says: Jul 28, 2014 8:41 PM

    President Gerald Ford was a real good college football center and linebacker at Michigan. He might have caught a few concussions.

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