Dolphins sign Marvin Austin, IR Vaughn Martin

The Miami Dolphins signed former New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin,

Austin recently worked out for the Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions.

The Dolphins signed Austin as defensive tackle Vaughn Martin was placed on injured reserve and nose tackle Paul Soliai is dealing with a knee injury.

Austin was drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL draft out of North Carolina.

Austin was released by the Giants during the final major roster cutdown.

Austin had eight tackles last season in eight games.

He was sidelined for his rookie season with a torn pectoral muscle.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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