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Dolphins cut WR Danny Amendola after just 1 season

2018 leading receiver came to Miami from Patriots, where he won 2 Super Bowls

Danny Amendola, the leading receiver for the Dolphins last season, won't be back with Miami in 2019.
Danny Amendola, the leading receiver for the Dolphins last season, won't be back with Miami in 2019. (Tom Szczerbowski / Getty Images)

DAVIE, Fla. – Perhaps Miami Dolphins officials will one day wear t-shirts that read, "We signed Danny Amendola and all we got was one lousy touchdown."

The Dolphins released the wide receiver Friday in a cost-cutting move that will save the team nearly $6 million in cap space.

In actuality, Amendola was the team's leading receiver in 2018, with 59 receptions for 575 yards. His lone touchdown catch came in a week 7 loss vs. Detroit.

Amendola came to Miami after five seasons with the Patriots in which he won two Super Bowls.

The move comes a day after the Dolphins released defensive end Andre Branch and offensive lineman Ted Larsen.