Former Ohio State DB Eli Apple to sign with new NFL team, per report
Former Ohio State DB Eli Apple has a new NFL team. Apple is reportedly on the move to Miami.
According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Apple is signing a 1-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. The club is looking for some secondary help with Jalen Ramsey sidelined for the next few months.
Veteran CB Eli Apple is signing a one-year deal with the #Dolphins, per source.
With Jalen Ramsey out until December, Apple brings a lot of experience to the Miami secondary. His agent Kevin Conner of @UniSportsMgmt confirmed the deal.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) July 29, 2023
Apple has been in the NFL since 2016. After ending his championship Ohio State career with All-B1G recognition in 2015, he was selected No. 10 overall by the New York Giants. Over the last few years, Apple has been on the move a few times.
The Giants traded Apple to the New Orleans Saints during the 2018 season. Ahead of the 2020 season, he signed with the Carolina Panthers. Apple spent the past 2 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Over 7 seasons, Apple has played in 81 regular-season games (71 starts), recording 307 tackles and 45 passes defended with 5 interceptions.