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Dolphins Release 11 Players As Roster Cuts Begin

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DAVIE (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins have begun the annual ritual of making roster cuts as the team continues to move towards the regular season.

NFL teams must trim their respective rosters down to 75 players by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1st but several clubs, including the Dolphins, aren't waiting until the deadline to begin the process.

Miami announced the following roster cuts around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday evening.

DT Calvin Barnett

G Bryant Browning

WR LaRon Byrd

WR Kevin Cone

DE Ray Drew

WR Tyler McDonald

DE Kendall Montgomery

TE Gerell Robinson

CB Sammy Seamster

S Phillip Thomas

C/G J.D. Walton

The NFL requires all teams to have their rosters down to 53 players by September 4th at 4 p.m, the day after Miami plays their final preseason game.

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Watch Miami take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this Thursday at 7 p.m. on CBS4, your official Dolphins station! 

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