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Miami Dolphins’ roster set, now time for depth chart decisions

The Dolphins are down to 53. Now they need a depth chart. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

The Dolphins just completed what is almost certainly the biggest roster cut in franchise history, going from 89 to 53, and they’re not done yet.

The rest of the weekend will be a scramble for them as they try to cement the roster before Monday’s practice, which marks the beginning of their preparation for the upcoming season opener against the Buccaneers. Miami contributed to a deluge of more than 1,000 free agents Saturday and will scour the market for anyone it deems to be an upgrade over players it decided to keep.

“Most of our guys have been going for quite a while now,” coach Adam Gase said after the preseason finale. “It’s a long process and a lot of work. We’ll see how it goes down and maybe see if there’s anybody we’re going to switch out, or if we’re good with the guys we’ve got.”

There are no major surprises among the 53 players the Dolphins penciled into their roster Saturday. The same core they’ve been planning on for the Tampa Bay game is still intact, leaving depth chart placement as the next task.

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Source:: Palm Beach Post