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Carson Meier

Miami Dolphins
Tight End #0
Miami Dolphins
Tight End #0

Carson Meier News

Parts ways with Dolphins

Miami waived Meier on Monday.

Analysis: The Dolphins waived Meier to make room for wide receiver Khalil McClain on the roster. The 26-year-old tight end will look to resurface with another club.

Aug 16, 2021 2:29 PM EST


Signs with Miami

Meier signed with the Miami Dolphins on Monday, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.

Analysis: Meier was waived by the Falcons with an injury settlement in August of last season. It appears that the 26-year-old is healthy again, but he has only appeared in one game in his NFL career.

Jul 27, 2021 9:30 AM EST



Works out with Colts

Meier (undisclosed) worked out with the Colts on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: Meier was cut during training camp with an injury settlement. He's distanced himself from the undisclosed injury, however, and he's seeking a new opportunity. Meier played in one game with the Falcons during his rookie 2019 season.

Dec 18, 2020 4:03 PM EST


Reaches injury settlement

Meier (undisclosed) was waived by the Falcons with an injury settlement Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: It is unclear what issue Meier is dealing with, but he was able to come to reach an injury settlement with the Falcons. He is now free to look for a new opportunity.

Aug 14, 2020 5:22 PM EST


Sticking with Falcons

Meier inked reserve/future contract with Atlanta on Monday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Meier latched on with the team's practice squad Dec. 10 and will stay in the organization for the time being. The 24-year-old was active for one game in the 2019 season, seeing 27 offensive snaps in the process.

Dec 30, 2019 4:28 PM EST



Joins Falcons' practice squad

Meier was signed to the Falcons' practice squad Tuesday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

Analysis: Meier has been on and off Atlanta's practice squad all season. Most recently, he was called up to the active roster for Week 13 before being waived again afterward.

Dec 10, 2019 1:49 PM EST


Let go by Falcons

Meier was waived by Atlanta on Saturday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: The 24-year old tight end was activated for his first career regular-season game Thanksgiving night against the Saints and fielded a combined 34 offensive and special-teams snaps during the contest. With Austin Hooper returning for Week 14 -- and both Luke Stocker and Jaeden Graham expected to be active -- Meier's presence on the roster became unnecessary, though he may be brought back for a stint on the practice squad if he isn't scooped up by another team.

Dec 7, 2019 8:25 PM EST


Promoted to 53-man roster

Meier was signed to the Falcons' active roster Wednesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: The rookie tight end from Oklahoma is getting ready to suit up for his first regular-season game, as the Falcons find themselves in need of another option with Austin Hooper (knee-MCL) ruled out for Thursday's upcoming game against the Saints, and Luke Stocker (back) carrying a questionable designation. Meier will serve as a backup to Jaeden Graham during the Falcons' Thanksgiving night matchup, as Atlanta's passing attack clashes with the Saints' No. 15 pass defense.

Nov 27, 2019 4:26 PM EST


Candidate for bump to active roster

Meier could soon be elevated to the active roster with Austin Hooper (knee-MCL) and Luke Stocker (back) not practicing Tuesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: The rookie out of Oklahoma has been stashed on the practice squad as an emergency option in response to a recent rash of tight end injuries, and may be thrust into the lineup for a part-time role if Hooper and Stocker continue trending towards inactive designations for Thursday's upcoming matchup against the Saints. He hasn't yet appeared in a regular-season game this season, after suiting up for three exhibition contests in August as a member of the Jaguars.

Nov 26, 2019 8:44 PM EST


Released from practice squad

Meier was released from the Falcons' practice squad Tuesday.

Analysis: It's the second time this season Meier has been cut from Atlanta's practice squad since failing to make the season-opening roster. The 24-year-old went unselected out of Oklahoma in April's draft.

Oct 8, 2019 2:41 PM EST


Gets practice squad call

Meier agreed to join Atlanta's practice squad Tuesday, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.

Analysis: This will be the second stint with the Falcons' practice squad for the tight end, as he was recently released by the team last Wednesday. The undrafted rookie out of Oklahoma will hope this is the time to get a call to a 53-man roster in the league, as he caught 19 passes for 327 yards and four touchdowns last season with the Sooners.

Sep 24, 2019 6:08 PM EST


Cut from practice squad

Meier was released from the Falcons' practice squad Tuesday.

Analysis: The undrafted rookie out of Oklahoma will now search for a practice-squad role with another team. Meier was mildly productive in college, recording 19 receptions for 327 yards and four touchdowns in his senior season.

Sep 18, 2019 3:39 PM EST


Joins Falcons' practice squad

Meier agreed to join Atlanta's practice squad Tuesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Analysis: Meier spent part of the spring and summer with Jacksonville upon going unselected in April's draft, but since being jettisoned from the Jaguars roster on cut-down day, he now joins Atlanta as the 10th and final member of the practice squad. The 6-foot-6 Meier showed decent receiving chops as a senior at Oklahoma, accounting for 327 receiving yards while hauling in four Kyler Murray touchdown passes throughout the course of 2018. In addition to his pass-catching role, Meier was also deployed at fullback during his time with the Sooners, offering a versatile skillset that is enticing in a developmental backup tight end.

Sep 3, 2019 9:43 PM EST


Re-signs with Jaguars

Meier was signed to Jacksonville's active 90-man roster Saturday, according to the team's official Twitter account.

Analysis: Meier had signed with Jacksonville as an undrafted free agent back in April and gets another chance with the team. He'll provide depth from the bottom of the depth chart at tight end.

Aug 10, 2019 4:35 PM EST


Let go by Jags

Meier was waived by the Jaguars on Sunday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Meier signed with the Jaguars shortly after this year's draft. He will wind up back on the open market after the team elected to sign two other tight ends to the 90-man roster Sunday.

May 12, 2019 2:35 PM EST


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