MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins have placed tackle Austin Jackson and tight end Adam Shaheen on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
The team also elevated cornerback Jamal Perry as a COVID-19 replacement.READ MORE: Tracking The Tropics: New Tropical Storm Formation Possible This Weekend
Jackson started 12 games for the Dolphins as a rookie in 2020 after he was selected by the team in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. He was a two-year starter at the University of Southern California, where he earned first-team All-Pac 12 honors as a junior in 2019.
Shaheen was acquired by Miami in a trade with Chicago on July 26, 2020. He played in all 16 games with five starts for Miami last year, totaling 12 receptions for 150 yards and three touchdowns. Shaheen originally entered the NFL as a second-round pick by the Bears in the 2017 NFL Draft.READ MORE: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
Perry joined the Dolphins on Feb. 15, 2019 and has played in 27 games with seven starts for the Dolphins over the past two seasons. He’s totaled 72 tackles, one interception and seven passes defensed. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Philadelphia on May 11, 2017.
The Dolphins will open their season against the Patriots in New England on September 12th at 4:25 p.m.MORE NEWS: Brian Laundrie, Person Of Interest In Disappearance Of Girlfriend, Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, Now Missing
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