Miami, FL (Sports Network) - The Miami Dolphins have released veteran
quarterback David Garrard.
That's according to the Herald on Tuesday, which stated the move was made one
day after he returned from a knee injury which hampered his entire preseason.
Garrard took to Twitter to confirm, stating "To all the dolphins fans thx for
ur support! Best of luck to all my teammates. Thx for making me feel at home!!
The 34-year-old had arthroscopic knee surgery and missed the entire exhibition
slate. Despite being at the top of the club's QB list at the start of training
camp, he slipped to fourth. Rookie Ryan Tannehill eventually got the nod as
Garrard sat out the entire 2011 campaign. He was cut by Jacksonville
prior to the season, then underwent back surgery and was not picked up by
In 86 career games -- all with the Jaguars -- Garrard threw for 16,003
yards and 89 touchdowns against 54 interceptions while rushing for 1,746 yards
and 17 scores.
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