Dolphins are adding role players who should be in their prime. This move improves our special teams and and gives the Dolphins good depth at linebacker.
Duke Riley, the Eagles’ special teams captain last season, is headed to Miami. The linebacker has agreed to a one-year deal with the Dolphins, Mike Kaye of NJ.com reports.https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2 ... year-deal/
The move should help the Dolphins get Andrew Van Ginkel on the field for more defensive snaps. Van Ginkel played 480 defensive snaps (46 percent) and a team-leading 324 special teams snaps (72 percent).
Riley totaled 55 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble in 25 games in Philadelphia.
Riley also plays linebacker, seeing action on 569 defensive snaps and 255 on special teams last season. He started eight games in 2020.