The Miami Dolphins are signing free agent edge rusher Brennan Scarlett, based on the Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson. The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson provides the previous Houston Texans linebacker can have a one-year contract with Miami.
Scarlett joined the Texans in 2016 as an undrafted free agent. He began his faculty profession at California earlier than transferring as a graduate scholar to Stanford. With the the Texans, he has appeared in 56 video games with 22 begins in 5 seasons. He has 139 profession tackles, with one interception, 5 passes defenses, three compelled fumbles, one fumble restoration, and 5.5 sacks. He was restricted to 11 video games with 4 begins final 12 months resulting from harm, recording 28 tackles on the season.
Miami wants depth at edge rusher, a job Scarlett ought to instantly fill. He joins Andrew Van Ginkel and Vince Biegel because the groups major edge rushers. The Dolphins may proceed to search for choices in free company or they might look to the 2021 NFL Draft so as to add to their potential to get after opposing quarterbacks.
Scarlett makes the transfer to Miami together with a number of former Texans this offseason. The Dolphins signed extensive receiver Will Fuller this week. Additionally they accomplished a commerce with the Texans to accumulate linebacker Benardrick McKinney. Miami additionally holds the Texans first- and second-round picks in subsequent month’s Draft following the 2019 commerce of Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills to Houston.