Dolphins signing Austin Reiter off Saints’ practice squad

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The Dolphins placed Michael Deiter on injured reserve Saturday. Deiter is dealing with foot and quad injuries and will miss at least the next three games.

Greg Mancz started at center for the Dolphins on Sunday and played all 52 snaps.

Help is on its way: The Dolphins are signing center Austin Reiter off the Saints’ practice squad, Ari Meirov of Pro Football Focus reports.

Reiter served as the Saints’ emergency center in Weeks 2 and 3 but did not play despite being active. With Will Clapp back, the Saints have depth at the position if Erik McCoy (calf strain) isn’t ready to return.

Reiter signed with the Saints’ practice squad on Sept. 14.

Reiter was the Chiefs’ starting center for most of the past two seasons but was not re-signed in the offseason when Kansas City elected to rebuild its offensive line. Originally a seventh-round choice of Washington in 2015, Reiter has appeared in 59 games with 33 starts for the Browns and Chiefs since 2016.

5 responses to “Dolphins signing Austin Reiter off Saints’ practice squad

  1. Too bad they didn’t draft the fella that wears number 10 for the Chargers and then draft Slater and also sign Linsley and Bulaga… oh that’s right its Grier making those decisions

  2. Watching Herbert play against the same Raiders that beat us is hard! No doubt Herbert would take longer to develop in Miami! But there is no doubt he’s an NFL quarterback. The Dolphins don’t have the ability to find and develop a QB. Herbert was on the board,we scouted him,questioned him and his godfather was our offensive coordinator. We took Tua? We also make drafting players into something it isn’t. And always overthink it. Tua coming out of college was more similar to the last small quarterback we took than one that looked like an NFL QB we haven’t had since Marino. Herbert looks more like Marino! Not that hard really!

  3. So we get rid of every veteran we brought in on the offensive line, just to turn around and take one from a practice squad. Before this season started I said on one of these profootballtalk posts that the Dolphins were drafting linemen too tall to play guard and moving tall tackles from last year to guard wasn’t good either. 6ft. 6 isn’t getting under d-linemen to move them off the ball. Huge isn’t always better!

  4. All this Tua – Herbert crap.

    Put Herbert in Miami, you think he’d be playing as well he does? This argument is so stupid, Herbert Is an exceptional QB but I mean he is in a far better situation than Tua..
    Who has better wrs, rb, online????? So obviously he will look better…… just remember how maholmes looked in the SB with NO OLINE…. they didn’t even score a damn TD….

  5. The public of loyal Miami Dolphin fans have a right to know who has made the profound mistakes in drafting and putting together the offensive line. Moreover who would decide to draft Tua over Herbert. Please if you’re a fan and reviewed the film of Tua and Herbert in college the choice of Herbert having more talent and being the better NFL prospect was obvious. The fans have a right to know! Obviously the Miami organization has no idea what an NFL offensive tackle looks like. It could have been majority owner Stephen Ross who wanted Tua over Herbert. The fans then may never know the truth. It’s important because the Dolphins need decision makers in the Miami organization who will not keep making the same talent evaluation and acquisition mistakes!

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