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The Miami Dolphins have signed defensive end Marques Douglas, it was announced today. Douglas is a veteran of ten NFL seasons, having spent time with the Baltimore Ravens (1999, 2001-04), New Orleans Saints (2000), San Francisco 49ers (2005–07), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2008), Baltimore Ravens (2008) and New York Jets (2009).
The 6-2, 292 pound Douglas has played in 120 games in his career, starting 91. He has amassed 316 tackles (123 solo) and notched 20.5 sacks during this time. He has played in all 16 games in every season since 2003. Douglas originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens in 1999 as an undrafted free agent.
Douglas played collegiately at Howard University where he was a three-time All-MEAC selection. He started 40 games at Howard, finishing second all time in the MEAC with a conference-record 39.5 sacks. Douglas also received the inaugural Buffalo Soldier Award at Howard, an honor given to a player who displays courage, honesty, is a true student-athlete and exemplifies the skills and will to make it both on and off the field. Born March 15, 1977, in Greensboro, NC, Douglas attended Dudley High School where he lettered in football, track and basketball.