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Dolphins claim Damontre Moore off waivers from Giants

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The Miami Dolphins will face the New York Giants. They also grabbed a player from the Giants on Monday.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins made a roster move today, according to the Miami Herald's Armando Salguero, grabbing a player from their Monday Night Football opponent. The Giants waived defensive end Damontre Moore, getting rid of a player who had multiple incidents of breaking team rules, including altercations with teammates and coaches. On Monday, the Dolphins were awarded Moore's rights on a waivers claim.

Moore cannot play in tonight's game because the transaction happened on game day.

It is a good move for Miami, picking up a talented pass rusher who, hopefully, will be awakened by the Giants waiving him. If not, they simply release him and move on. He provides depth at a position of need for the Dolphins, with Cameron Wake out for the year with an Achilles' tear, and is still on his rookie contract, meaning the Dolphins can keep Moore fairly cheaply next year if they want.

The Dolphins, as Salguero notes, also have defensive line coach Terrell Williams, who coached Moore at Texas A&M and may be able to help guide him as a professional.

Miami announced another move, as they promoted defensive tackle Deandre Coleman from the practice squad on Monday, placing tight end Brandon Williams on injured reserve.