In Saturday's 24-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans, the Miami Dolphins were dealt a big blow in the second quarter as tight end Dustin Keller took a shot in the knee from Houston safety D.J. Swearinger. Keller suffered three torn ligaments and is out for the season.
Dustin Keller is done for 2013. (Photo: BleacherReport)
Keller shined in his brief stint in a Dolphins uniform. In just over three quarters of preseason action, Keller caught three passes for 60 yards which included a 22-yard touchdown grab in Miami's 27-3 victory at Jacksonville on August 9th.
Keller is just two years removed from a career-year with the New York Jets in 2011, a season in which he caught 65 passes for 815 yards and five touchdowns. Keller is also a tough cover for opposing linebackers and a smooth route runner and would have fit in very well with second-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill and a new-look Dolphins' offense. While Keller's season is over, all hope is not lost at the tight end...