When the Miami Dolphins signed Ndamukong Suh during free agency, it only made the defensive end duo of Cameron Wake and Olivier Vernon even scarier.
Miami eventually added defensive tackle Jordan Phillips in the draft, a selection ready to compete with Earl Mitchell for a fair number of snaps. But apparently, the team isn’t done bringing in competition and stockpiling the trenches.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Dolphins have signed veteran defense tackle C.J. Mosley to a one-year contract.
Former Lions DT C.J. Mosley reached agreement on a 1-year deal with Dolphins, per source. Mosley reuniting with Ndamukong Suh in Miami.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 10, 2015
C.J. Mosley, a 10-year pro, was Suh’s backup in Detroit for the last two seasons.
According to Pro Football Focus (subscription required), Mosley posted 5.5 and 3.9 ratings in 2013 and 2014, which ranked 21st and 26th for defensive tackles, respectively.
Mosley will likely push Mitchell down the depth chart and steal some of Phillips’ expected snaps, but Mosley’s addition further suggests Miami should boast one of the NFL’s best defenses.
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