The Buffalo Bills have signed former Miami Dolphins guard Isaac Asiata, according to a tweet from his agent. There has been no corresponding roster move announced or reported.
Asiata only has two games of NFL experience and was waived by the Dolphins this June after suffering an undisclosed injury. Following his release, he went from 343 pounds to 287 pounds, and built himself back up to 303 pounds.
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A former fifth-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, he was a physically strong developmental project for Miami but was waived before the 2018 season. After finding a spot on the Dolphins’ practice squad, he was promoted to the active roster but played in only one game in each season.
Asiata enters a crowded competition at guard with Spencer Long, Quinton Spain, Wyatt Teller, Jon Feliciano, Vladimir Ducasse, and Jeremiah Sirles all having more starting experience. He’s never played center or tackle, something the Bills like in their offensive lineman.