Miami Dolphins sign WR Griff Whalen

By The Sports Xchange  |  March 19, 2016 at 9:38 PM
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The Miami Dolphins signed wide receiver Griff Whalen to a free-agent contract.

Whalen spent the past three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts where he played 33 games and started three, with 45 receptions for 487 yards and three touchdowns. He added 46 punt returns for 376 yards (8.2 average) and 25 kickoff returns for 645 yards (25.8 average).

Whalen originally signed with Indianapolis as an undrafted college free agent out of Stanford on April 30, 2012 but was placed on injured reserve prior to that season.

In 2015, Whalen played a career-high 14 games for the Colts, catching 19 passes for 205 yards and one touchdown. He also recorded 12 punt returns for 85 yards (7.1 average) and nine kickoff returns for 244 yards (27.1 average). Whalen was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 21 and the Colts waived him on Jan. 1.

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