Undrafted free agents: Damien Williams, RB; Jonas Gray, RB; Jake Stoneburner, TE; Matt Moore; Ulrick John, OL; Jeff Linkenbach, OL; Cameron Wake, DE; Derrick Shelby, DE; Chris McCain, DE; Zach Vigil, LB; Spencer Paysinger, LB; Neville Hewitt, LB; Mike Hull, LB; Brent Grimes, CB; Shamiel Gary, S; Jordan Kovacs, S; Michael Thomas, S; Jordan Williams, DE; Andrew Franks, K; Matt Darr, P; John Denney, LS
Starts: Grimes (12), Thomas (9), Wake (7), Shelby (4), Hewitt (1)
Highlights: Wake and Grimes are the two shining stars of this group, and both of their stories have been well documented. Wake was an undrafted player out of Penn State who took the long road to the NFL. No teams were interested until Wake went up north and dominated the CFL for two seasons. That's when the Dolphins made Wake the best offer, and he later became a four-time Pro Bowler in Miami. An Achilles injury ended his season after seven games this year. Grimes went to a small school (Shippensburg) and earned his keep with the Atlanta Falcons. He signed with the Dolphins in 2013 and instantly became the team's top cornerback. Grimes has three interceptions this season. Shelby has done a solid job as the top backup defensive end off the bench for the last four seasons. He's replaced Wake after the season-ending injury and has been a serviceable starter. Shelby had his biggest play of the season this Sunday with a pick-six off Ravens quarterback Matt Schaub. In terms of this year's rookie class, Franks, Darr and Hewitt have all made contributions on special teams. Darr, in particular, is averaging 47.6 yards per punt and has done a terrific job replacing former Pro Bowl punter Brandon Fields. Hewitt also started one game at outside linebacker.