The Miami Dolphins have re-signed linebacker Duke Riley and wide receiver Preston Williams. Riley will get a one-year, $3 million deal according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Williams will get a one-year deal according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2022
Riley, 27, is a former third-round pick by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2017 NFL Draft. He has played for the Falcons, Eagles and Dolphins in his five-year NFL career. In his career, he has 185 total tackles and has started 27 games. For the Dolphins in 2021, Riley registered 26 total tackles.
Re-signing Riley gives the Dolphins depth at linebacker behind Jerome Baker. He will likely make spot starts and see the field on virtually every game in 2022. Riley will also likely make appearances on special teams.
Williams, 24, was an undrafted free agent signed by the Dolphins in 2019. He has 56 receptions for 787 yards and seven touchdowns in his career. Last season, he tallied six catches for 76 yards.
In Williams, the Dolphins get depth at the receiver position.