NFL: Denver Broncos at Arizona Cardinals

Oct 18, 2018; Glendale, AZ, USA; Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay (30) runs the ball as Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche (90) defends during the first half at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins signed defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche on Thursday and placed the former first-round pick on the physically unable to perform list.

The 24-year-old is still recovering from surgery last December to repair a torn ACL.

It is a one-year deal worth $1.16 million, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported.

Nkemdiche was waived by the Arizona Cardinals on July 28 after failing a physical. He registered 4.5 sacks and 44 tackles in 27 games (six starts) over three seasons in Arizona.

Nkemdiche was drafted 29th overall out of Mississippi in 2016.

--Field Level Media

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