Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Miami Dolphins Alumni Update: July 2010

Here are all the pro football transactions involving former members of the Miami Dolphins for the month of July 2010:
  • July 1 — The St. Louis Rams waived linebacker K. C. Asiodu with an injury settlement. Asiodu spent a week on the Dolphins' practice squad between September and October 2009.
  • July 3 — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) placed wide receiver Maurice Mann on the reserve list. Mann spent part of the 2004 season with the Dolphins, but did not appear in a game.
  • July 6 — The Detroit Lions placed offensive lineman Kirk Barton on waivers. Barton spent time on the Dolphins' active roster early in the 2008 regular season but did not appear in the game, and also spent time on the team's practice squad later in the year.
  • July 7 — The Denver Broncos claimed offensive lineman Kirk Barton off waivers.
  • July 7 — The Arizona Rattlers (AFL) signed offensive lineman Matt Spanos to a contract. Spanos spent 2008 training camp with the Dolphins after signing as an undrafted free agent from USC.
  • July 7 — The Hartford Colonials (UFL) signed punter Jy Bond to a contract. An Australian rules football player, Bond was a member of the Dolphins' offseason roster from March to June 2009.
  • July 9 — The Calgary Stampeders (CFL) transferred linebacker Robert McCune to the injured list. McCune spent part of the 2006 season with the Dolphins but did not appear in a game.
  • July 9 — The Calgary Stampeders (CFL) activated wide receiver P. K. Sam from the injured list. Sam spent part of the 2006 season on the Dolphins' practice squad and played in NFL Europa for the team in 2007 before being released during final cuts.
  • July 11 — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) activated wide receiver Maurice Mann from the reserve list.
  • July 15 — The Tennessee Titans signed tight end Sean Ryan to a contract. Ryan appeared in the Dolphins' 2008 regular season opener before being released on Sept. 12.
  • July 23 — The Calgary Stampeders (CFL) activated linebacker Robert McCune from the injured list.
  • July 23 — The Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) activated defensive tackle Dario Romero from the injured list. Romero spent three seasons with the Dolphins from 2002 to 2004, appearing in 22 games (two starts) and recording 18 tackles and 3.5 sacks.
  • July 25 — The Calgary Stampeders (CFL) placed defensive end Tearrius George on the reserve list. George spent the 2009 offseason with the Dolphins before being released in August.
  • July 26 — The New England Patriots placed wide receiver Wes Welker on the Active/PUP list. Welker spent three seasons with the Dolphins from 2004 to 2006, appearing in 46 games and catching 96 passes for 1,121 yards and a touchdown while also serving as the team's return specialist. He was traded to the Patriots in March 2007 in exchange for second- and seventh-round picks in the 2007 NFL Draft, used on center Samson Satele and linebacker Abraham Wright, respectively.
  • July 27 — The Baltimore Ravens placed linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo on the Active/ list. Ayanbadejo played 32 games for the Dolphins from 2003 to 2004, totaling 57 tackles and one interception.
  • July 29 — The Cincinnati Bengals placed guard Evan Mathis on the Active/Non-Football Injury list. Mathis spent part of the 2008 season with the Dolphins, appearing in seven games as a reserve guard.
  • July 29 — The Kansas City Chiefs placed offensive lineman Ikechuku Ndukwe on the Active/Non-Football Injury list. Ndukwe joined the Dolphins late in the 2007 season and started 15 of 16 contests in 2008. He was traded along with lineman Andy Alleman to the Chiefs in August 2009.
  • July 30 — The Arizona Cardinals placed fullback Reagan Maui'a on waivers. A sixth-round pick by the Dolphins in 2007, Maui'a started nine of 16 games as a rookie before being released in August 2008.
  • July 30 — The Green Bay Packers re-signed RFA safety Atari Bigby to a one-year contract. Bigby was signed by the Dolphins as an undrafted rookie in May 2005, only to be released in July.
  • July 30 — The Calgary Stampeders (CFL) placed wide receiver P. K. Sam on the injured list.
  • July 31 — The Detroit Lions placed tight end Will Heller on the Active/PUP list. Heller spent part of the 2005 season with the Dolphins, appearing in seven games and catching one pass for one yard and a touchdown.
  • July 31 — The Kansas City Chiefs activated offensive lineman Ikechuku Ndukwe from the Active/PUP list.
  • July 31 — The Tennessee Titans placed defensive tackle Tony Brown on the Active/PUP list. Brown spent three games on the Dolphins' active roster as a rookie in 2003, but did not appear in a game.

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