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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.

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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

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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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