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Miami Dolphins sign QB Jacoby Brissett

Jan 9, 2021; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) warms up prior to a AFC Wild Card game against the Buffalo Bills at Bills Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

Brissett will be brought in as a backup to starter Tua Tagovailoa.

Brissett, 28, began his career in New England before being traded to Indianapolis in 2017, when he made 15 starts in place of an injured Andrew Luck, throwing for 3,098 yards and 13 touchdowns while leading the Colts to a 4-11 record.

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After serving as a backup in 2018, he started 15 games for the Colts in 2019, throwing for 2,942 yards and 18 touchdowns while compiling a 7-8 record.

The Dolphins pulled Tagovailoa for ineffectiveness several times during the 2020 season in favor of veteran backup Ryan Fitzpatrick, who agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal with the Washington Football Team on Monday.

Adding Brissett gives the Dolphins an experienced starter behind Tagovailoa, who made nine starts for Miami in 2020, throwing for 1,814 yards, 11 touchdowns and five interceptions.

–Field Level Media