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Wednesday August 21st, 2013

Dolphins cornerback Richard Marshall was reportedly released by the team after one season. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) The Miami Dolphins reportedly released cornerback Richard Marshall after one season. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

The Miami Dolphins released cornerback Richard Marshall only a year after signing him to a three-year contract, reports the Miami Herald.

The move clears $4.55 million in salary.

Marshall signed a three-year, $16 million contract last season, but only played four games due to a back injury. He was paid $6 million for those four games.

Marshall was in competition for a starting cornerback job with Jimmy Wilson.

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Marshall, 28, played his first five seasons with the Carolina Panthers after being drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He has 18 career interceptions in 100 games played.

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