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Kraig Urbik signs with Miami Dolphins in 2016 NFL free agency

The former Bills guard-center joins Mario Williams as Bills castoffs taking their talents to South Beach this spring

The Miami Dolphins signed free agent guard Kraig Urbik to a contract on Tuesday. Rand Getlin of NFL Network was the first to report the news, and the Dolphins confirmed the signing later in the day.

Urbik, of course, was released by the Buffalo Bills earlier this month in a cost-cutting move. He joins another early-March Bills release, defensive end Mario Williams, as former Bills that have signed with the Dolphins this offseason. He's also the seventh former Bills player to sign with another team this offseason, joining Williams (Miami), cornerback Leodis McKelvin (Philadelphia), wide receiver Chris Hogan (New England), defensive lineman Stefan Charles (Detroit), linebacker Nigel Bradham (Philadelphia), and cornerback Ron Brooks (Philadelphia) on that list.

In Miami, Urbik has a great shot at filling the same role he filled with the Bills for most of the last two seasons: the top interior-line reserve, where he'd be the first man off the bench at both guard spots, as well as center. That's a role that the Bills will need to re-fill at some point this offseason; their best option at the moment for that role would be Ryan Groy, a late-season addition who only played 24 snaps last year.