MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Dolphins special teams unit will soon have a new player, according to the Associated Press.
Former Carolina Panthers punter Michael Palardy agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins, a person familiar with the negotiations confirmed Friday to AP.READ MORE: ‘Inspire What Can Be Done Here In Space’: Inspiration4 Crew Successfully Splashes Down After 3-Day Space Trip
The person confirmed the agreement on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins hadn’t announced it.
Palardy, who grew up in South Florida, has a career average of 45.3 yards in six seasons, all with Carolina.READ MORE: Massive Search Underway For Brian Laundrie, Fiancé Of Missing Florida Woman Gabby Petito
He is from Margate and went to high school at St. Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale before playing college ball at the University of Tennessee.
Matt Haack, Miami’s punter the past four years, is a free agent. His career average is 44.7.MORE NEWS: ‘The Situation Is Bad’: North Miami Commissioner Alix Desulme Visits Texas For Haitian Migrant Crisis Fact-Finding Mission
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