Isaiah Wilson is officially a free agent. The embattled former first-round pick has cleared waivers after he was cut by the Dolphins and is now free to sign with any team, as Field Yates of ESPN.com tweets.
It’s not exactly shocking, as it was doubtful any team out there would want to assume Wilson’s contract. The 29th overall pick of last year’s draft, Wilson was traded from the Titans to Miami just this past week. It didn’t take him long to fall out of favor with the Dolphins, as he allegedly “refused team efforts to help him to get his life on track” before getting the axe.
Wilson reportedly showed up late for his physical, was late for his orientation with the organization, and skipped a pair of workouts that he had committed to. The offensive lineman from Georgia appeared in just one game as a rookie, playing only three offensive snaps, and was also suspended at one point for a violation of team rules.
Things didn’t work out right from the start, and it was one of the quickest implosions for a first-round pick in recent memory. He only turned 22 last month and due to his draft pedigree will likely get another shot from somebody, assuming he wants it, but he’s running out of chances.
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