Restelli signs with Dolphins

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Edmonton Eskimos linebacker Mark Restelli will take a crack at the NFL next season.

Sportsnet.ca is reporting that the Miami Dolphins have come to terms with the free agent, with reports that the NFL team has signed him to a futures contract.

The Houston, Texas, native missed much of the 2010 CFL season after suffering a knee injury in Week 2. He returned to the roster Oct. 16 against the B.C. Lions.

The Cal Poly product is listed at six-foot-two and 215 pounds. In 2009, his rookie season, Restelli tallied 58 tackles. In the 2010 season he had 16 tackles and is credited with four sacks.


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