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Who made the Miami Dolphins’ roster? Instant Reaction

Isaac Asiata? Yeah, he made the cut. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

The first thing you’ll notice about the 53 men not waived, released, placed on injured reserved or the physically unable to perform list by the Miami Dolphins on Saturday: FIVE of them were undrafted free agents signed this season.

That is a remarkable job by the Dolphins’ scouting staff.

It may say something about Miami’s lack of organizational depth, but Miami didn’t keep safety Maurice Smith, cornerback Torry McTyer, linebacker Chase Allen, offensive tackle Eric Smith and punter Matt Haack just so they could boast to their friends about it at NFL meetings.

They believe all those guys can play.

When coach Adam Gase stood before all the drafted and undrafted players in an initial meeting this year, he told each one if they made the team or didn’t would be based on what he saw.

Gase generally tosses out preconceived notions and draft status and recruiting pedigree and reputations and even height, weight and speed, when he makes the final determination of who he wants on his team.

Gase goes by what he sees. He goes by production. And he goes by gut instinct.

Who would Gase not want to face on a Sunday?

They stay.

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Source:: Palm Beach Post