Armstrong has been released by the Miami Dolphins after making only three catches for 12 yards in the season's first seven games.|||||||
Armstrong was overtaken on the depth chart by veteran newcomer Jabar Gaffney, who played for the first time Sunday in a win over the New York Jets and had a 30-yard reception. Armstrong had 44 catches for 871 yards with the Washington Redskins in 2010, but only seven receptions for them last season.
Receiver Anthony Armstrong, two defensive backs and a linebacker have been awarded to the Miami Dolphins off waivers.|||||||
Armstrong, an undrafted free agent out of college, spent the 2008 season on the Dolphins' practice squad. He had 44 catches for 871 yards for the Washington Redskins in 2010 and made seven receptions for them last season.
Armstrong only had one catch in Sunday's 23-17 win over Seattle, but it was a big one. He hauled in a 50-yard pass in the corner of the end zone to give Washington a 20-17 lead with 6:18 remaining.|||||||
It was Armstrong's first catch since Week 7 at Carolina and his sixth of the season.
Armstrong was limited in practice Thursday due to a hamstring injury.|||||||
His status for Sunday is in doubt. Primarily used in deep threats, Armstrong has four catches for 38 yards and one touchdown.
Armstrong caught two passes for 84 yards and a score in Washington's 17-14 loss to the Giants on Sunday.|||||||
Armstrong was a fantasy surprise with 871 yards and three scores.