A person with knowledge of the contract says Keller has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins.|||||||
Keller spent his first five NFL seasons with the New York Jets and has 17 career touchdown catches. He was slowed by a left ankle injury last year and made 28 catches for 317 yards and two scores in eight games. The Dolphins acquired Keller to replace Anthony Fasano, their starting tight end the past four years. He signed Tuesday with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Keller will not play in New York's game Sunday against Buffalo.|||||||
Keller, who led the team in receptions the past two seasons, hasn't played since spraining his left ankle against Arizona on Dec. 2.
Keller had seven catches for 93 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 26-23 overtime loss to New England.|||||||
Keller appears to be fully recovered from a hamstring injury that has allowed him to play only three times this season.
Keller and rookie wide receiver Stephen Hill are active for the team's game against Indianapolis after missing a few weeks with hamstring injuries.|||||||
Keller hasn't played since the season opener.
Keller was limited at practice Thursday, but says his injured hamstring is "progressing well" and he should be ready to play in the season opener Sunday against Buffalo.|||||||
Keller hurt his right leg in the Jets' preseason game against Carolina on Aug. 26. He has been testing the hamstring at full speed by himself, and intends to do so in team drills Friday.