Who is Gavin Escobar, the veteran tight end the Miami Dolphins just signed?
Gavin Escobar runs drills before the Cowboys made him a second-round pick. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
The Dolphins announced the signing of tight end Gavin Escobar on Monday.
Escobar, 27, who’s 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds, played in 64 games with seven starts during his NFL career. He was Dallas’ second-round pick in 2013.
His most productive season was his first. He caught nine passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns for the Cowboys in 2013. He has a total of 12 receptions over the past three seasons, including zero last year.
Escobar has 30 career receptions for 333 yards (an average of 11.1) and eight touchdowns.
Escobar, from San Diego State, played in 62 games for the Dallas Cowboys (2013-16) and two games for the Baltimore Ravens last season.
He also has been with the Chiefs and Browns.
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