The 24-year-old tight end made waves when the Dolphins signed him solely off of his raw talent, despite the fact he hadn't played football since high school. Brown also got a pretty good run on the HBO reality show Hard Knocks during his short stint with the Dolphins. He was never really a threat to crack the final roster cut, but had the potential skills to make a good practice squad player.
The other surprise according to The Phinsider was defensive tackle Chas Alecxih, who also had raw skills that could eventually translate to a solid backup role. Although they noted he wasn't nearly ready to start or receive regular playing time.
The Dolphins also waived the following players:
The team also announced that running Jonas Gray was placed on the physically unable to perform list.