Dolphins release former 1st-round draft pick DE Taco Charlton

Former NFL first-round draft pick Taco Charlton was released Thursday by the Miami Dolphins.
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MIAMI (AP) — Former NFL first-round draft pick Taco Charlton was released Thursday by the Miami Dolphins.

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The veteran defensive end started five games last year and had five sacks but struggled against the run. The Dolphins released him rather than exercising his fifth-year option for 2021.

Charlton was the 28th overall pick by Dallas in 2017.