Injury-prone center Jake Grove has been released by the Miami Dolphins, meaning Berger will start in the opener Sunday at Buffalo.|||||||
Grove, who had been battling with Berger for the starting job, nursed shoulder and knee injuries during the preseason and missed four games last season.
Berger, who replaced Jake Grove at center in Miami's game Thursday, left the game in the fourth quarter with an ankle injury.|||||||
Berger tried to go back into the game but was re-injured. Nate Garner replaced him. It's not certain how serious the injuries to Berger and Grove are.
Dallas listed Berger as inactive for Sunday's game versus San Francisco.|||||||
Berger has played in three games for the Cowboys this season.
The Cowboys moved to keep restricted free agent and guard Joe Berger, putting a tender of $927,000 on him.|||||||
Berger is listed as out with a foot injury for the Dolphins season opener on Thursday against the Pittsbugh Steelers. The guard suffered the injury in the team's final preseason game on Aug. 31.|||||||
The 24-year-old Berger was not slated to be a starter for Miami. He allowed one sack in three games for the Dolphins in 2005 after being drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the sixth round (33rd overall) in the 2005 NFL draft and being cut on the final day of preseason.