He was predicted to go in the 6th round by some, so, very nice indeed to throw him into the lot. He's can play both safety and nickel. One thing you can be sure of is that the Dolphins are doing their due diligence scouring every player to throw into the mix to make this team better. Of course, usually if a team drops a player there is a good reason.
Barry Jackson (Miami Herald) wrote:
The Miami Dolphins now have 11 cornerbacks to go along with their collection of 13 wide receivers.
The Dolphins claimed cornerback Trill Williams off waivers from New Orleans on Monday, adding to a room with several young players trying to break through.
The 6-2 rookie from Syracuse had four interceptions in 28 college games and opted out after five games last season, opting against trying to continue playing with a torn ligament in his ankle. That ankle injury was affecting his hamstring and his ability to play to his level of expectation, his father told The Syracuse Post Standard last fall.
He signed with the Saints after going undrafted last month but was cut three days later after failing a physical. The Saints planned to re-sign him on Monday but the Dolphins thwarted that by claiming him off waivers, according to Houston-based NFL writer Aaron Wilson.
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