Tight end Nick O’Leary is sticking with Miami for at least one more season. SportsTrust Advisory announced (via Twitter) that their client has signed an extension with the Dolphins. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport tweets that it’s one-year deal worth $1.5MM ($500K guaranteed).
The 2015 sixth-round pick out of Florida State spent the first three seasons of his career with the Bills, including a 2017 campaign where he hauled in a career-high 22 receptions for 322 yards and two touchdowns. The 26-year-old was released by Buffalo at the end of the preseason, and he subsequently caught on with Miami’s practice squad.
O’Leary was promoted to the Dolphins’ active roster in early October. He’s appeared in seven games (four starts) with Miami, hauling in seven receptions for 77 yards and one score.
Thanks to the extension, the Dolphins now have three tight ends signed for 2019: O’Leary, second-round rookie Mike Gesicki, and fourth-round rookie Durham Smythe. A.J. Derby and MarQueis Gray (who is on the injured reserve with an Achilles injury) are set to become free agents.
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