Thursday, December 6, 2012

Miami Dolphins Alumni Update: November 2012

These are all the pro football transactions involving for Miami Dolphins players in November 2012:
  • Nov. 1 — The New Orleans Saints re-signed wide receiver Greg Camarillo to a one-year contract. Camarillo played in 42 games (27 starts) for the Dolphins between 2007 and 2009, catching 113 passes for 1,325 yards and four touchdowns. He is perhaps best known for his 64-yard touchdown reception in overtime against the Baltimore Ravens, providing the Dolphins with their only victory of the 2007 season. On August 25, 2010, Camarillo was traded to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for cornerback Benny Sapp.
  • Nov. 1 — The Calgary Stampeders (CFL) transferred defensive end Chris McCoy to the injured list. McCoy was drafted by the Dolphins in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft, but was waived during final cuts. He later spent a week in November 2010 on the team's practice squad.
  • Nov. 1 — The Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) transferred offensive lineman Orrin Thompson to the injured list. A defensive tackle at Duke, Thompson was signed by the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2005 and converted to the offensive line, where he spent two seasons on the practice squad.
  • Nov. 6 — The Buffalo Bills signed wide receiver Chris Hogan to the practice squad. Hogan finished the 2011 season on the Dolphins' practice squad and made headlines in training camp after Reggie Bush dubbed him "7-Eleven" on Hard Knocks because he's "always open." However, Hogan failed to make the Dolphins' roster in 2012 and was waived during final cuts.
  • Nov. 6 — The Arizona Rattlers (AFL) were assigned offensive lineman Derek Dennis. An undrafted free agent out of Temple in 2012, Dennis was waived on the first day of training camp.
  • Nov. 7 — The Atlanta Falcons placed fullback Lousaka Polite on waivers. Polite started 24 games at fullback for the Dolphins between 2008 and 2010, earning a reputation as a money short-yardage back. However, he play dipped during his final season in Miami and he was released prior to the 2011 season.
  • Nov. 7 — The Dallas Cowboys signed linebacker Gary Guyton to a one-year contract. Guyton was signed as a free agent in the 2012 offseason but failed to make the team's final roster.
  • Nov. 7 — The Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Derek Moye to the practice squad. An undrafted wide receiver out of Penn State in 2012, Moye was waived in June prior to training camp.
  • Nov. 8 — The Pittsburgh Power (AFL) were assigned wide receiver James RobinsonRobinson spent part of the 2009 season on the Dolphins' practice squad before being released on Nov. 4.
  • Nov. 10 — The Dallas Cowboys placed linebacker Gary Guyton on waivers and promoted cornerback Vince Agnew from the practice squad. Agnew was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Central Michigan in 2011 and spent most of his rookie season on the team's practice squad. He was waived during final cuts in 2012.
  • Nov. 10 — The Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) transferred running back Jerome Messam to the injured list. Messam was signed out of the CFL by the Dolphins in 2012, but was converted to fullback and failed to make the team's roster.
  • Nov. 10 — The Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) transferred wide receiver Brooks Foster to the injured list. Foster spent part of the 2010 season on the Dolphins' practice squad and attended training camp with the team in 2011.
  • Nov. 10 — The Toronto Argonauts (CFL) activated wide receiver Maurice Mann and linebacker Robert McCune from the injured list. Mann spent part of the 2004 season with the Dolphins, but did not appear in a game. McCune spent part of the 2006 season with the Dolphins but did not appear in a game.
  • Nov. 12 — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed wide receiver Anthony Armstrong on waivers. Armstrong spent the 2008 season on the Dolphins' practice squad and attended training camp with the team in 2009. After a stint with the Redskins, Armstrong was claimed off waivers by the Dolphins prior to the 2012 season, catching three passes in five games before being released.
  • Nov. 12 — The Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) removed wide receiver Phillip Livas from the practice roster. An undrafted free agent out of Louisiana Tech in 2011, Livas attended training camp with the Dolphins as a rookie and returned a punt for a touchdown in the preseason before being waived prior to the regular season.
  • Nov. 13 — The Chicago Bears re-signed quarterback Josh McCown to a one-year contract. McCown was signed to a two-year contract in Feb. 2008, but was traded to the Carolina Panthers in August after Chad Pennington was signed.
  • Nov. 14 — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed linebacker Joe Holland to the practice squad. Holland spent a week in October 2012 on the Dolphins' practice squad.
  • Nov. 15 — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed cornerback Brandon King to the practice squad. King spent part of the 2011 season on the Dolphins' practice squad.
  • Nov. 15 — The Chicago Rush (AFL) were assigned wide receiver Taurus JohnsonJohnson spent part of the 2009 season on the Dolphins' practice squad and was waived during the 2010 preseason.
  • Nov. 17 — The Houston Texans placed safety Troy Nolan on waivers. Nolan was claimed off waivers from the Texans following final cuts in 2012 and played in three games for the Dolphins before being waived.
  • Nov. 20 — The Arizona Cardinals placed linebacker Jamaal Westerman on waivers. Westerman was signed as a free agent in the 2012 offseason but failed to make the team's final roster.
  • Nov. 20 — The New Orleans Saints placed wide receiver Greg Camarillo on waivers.
  • Nov. 20 — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released linebacker Joe Holland from the practice squad.
  • Nov. 21 — The Indianapolis Colts re-signed tight end Dominique Jones to a three-year contract. Jones spent a month of the 2012 season on the Dolphins' practice squad.
  • Nov. 26 — The Dallas Cowboys signed wide receiver Anthony Armstrong to a two-year contract.
  • Nov. 27 — The Houston Texans signed linebacker Cameron Collins to the practice squad. Collins was signed by the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent out of Oregon State in 2012, but failed to make the team's roster.
  • Nov. 27 — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed running back Jalen Parmele on injured reserve with a groin injury. A sixth-round pick by the Dolphins in 2008, Parmele was signed off the team's practice squad by the Baltimore Ravens in December of his rookie season.
  • Nov. 28 — The Carolina Panthers promoted defensive tackle Frank Kearse from the practice squad. A seventh-round pick by the Dolphins in 2011, Kearse was signed off the team's practice squad by the Carolina Panthers in September of his rookie season.
  • Nov. 28 — The Chicago Bears signed guard Derek Dennis to the practice squad.
  • Nov. 28 — The San Diego Chargers placed safety Atari Bigby on injured reserve with a groin injury. Bigby was signed by the Dolphins as an undrafted rookie in May 2005, only to be released in July.
  • Nov. 28 — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed linebacker Joe Holland to the practice squad.
  • Nov. 30 — The St. Louis Rams promoted linebacker Sammy Brown from the practice squad. Brown was claimed off waivers from the Rams after final cuts in 2012 but spent just 10 days on the Dolphins' roster before being let go.