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Marvin Austin | Defensive Lineman

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/1/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 312
College: North Carolina
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Cowboys waived/injured DT Marvin Austin.
Dallas is the third team to waive Austin since final cuts. He'll revert to injured reserve if/when he clears waivers. The 2011 second-rounder appeared in one game for Big D, making one tackle. Suspended for his senior season at North Carolina and injury plagued through his first three NFL campaigns, Austin has appeared in just 11 live football games since 2009. It's starting to look like too much to overcome for a player who once possessed a great deal of raw talent. Tue, Nov 5, 2013 04:43:00 PM

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Cowboys signed DT Marvin Austin, formerly of the Dolphins.

The 2011 second-round pick keeps getting chances because he has talent, but to this point Austin has not shown any of it on the field, primarily due to injuries. He'll be a depth piece on a depleted Cowboys defensive line.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 02:56:00 PM

Dolphins waived DT Marvin Austin.

The 2011 second-rounder's stay lasted three weeks in Miami. He was active twice, making one tackle in 28 snaps. It's possible his draft pedigree will earn him a look or two on waivers, but Austin has been an immense bust to this point in his career.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 05:21:00 PM

Dolphins signed DT Marvin Austin.

Austin, the No. 52 overall pick in 2011, was released by the Giants during final cuts. He'll serve as defensive line depth with Paul Soliai and Cameron Wake dealing with knee injuries.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 11:16:00 AM

The Dolphins worked out free agent DT Marvin Austin on Thursday.

Austin has now visited Miami, Kansas City, Seattle, and Detroit since being let go by the Giants at final cuts. The Dolphins also worked out free agent defensive linemen Jerrell Powe, Marcus Dixon, and Antonio Dixon.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 08:22:00 AM

Free agent DT Marvin Austin worked out for the Chiefs.

Austin has generated plenty of interest in the form of workouts since being cut by the Giants. He's also visited the Lions and Seahawks over the past ten days.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 08:29:00 AM

Free agent DT Marvin Austin worked out for the Seahawks.

Austin, the No. 52 overall pick in 2011, has also drawn interest from the Lions since being part of Giants' final cuts. He'd provide quality depth.
Fri, Sep 6, 2013 08:25:00 AM

Free agent DT Marvin Austin will work out for the Lions Monday.

Austin was waived by the Giants on Saturday and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 2011 second-round pick would be a developmental project in Detroit behind starters Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley.
Mon, Sep 2, 2013 10:23:00 AM

Giants waived or released DT Marvin Austin, DEs Adrian Tracy, Adewale Ojomo and Matt Broha, LB Kyle Bosworth, OLs Eric Herman, Stephen Goodin and Bryant Browning, CBs Terrence Frederick and Charles James, and WRs Kevin Hardy, Marcus Harris and Julian Talley.

The Giants attempted to trade Austin ahead of Saturday's deadline, but predictably found no takers. He's appeared in just eight games since being selected with the No. 52 pick in the 2011 draft. Herman was a seventh-round pick in April. Tracy, a 2010 sixth-rounder, appeared in all 16 games in 2012.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 06:21:00 PM

FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo reports the Giants are trying to trade DT Marvin Austin.

Austin hasn't played football since his junior year at North Carolina due to injuries and suspensions. The Giants' attempt to trade him could indicate Austin will be cut shortly. He was the 52nd overall pick in the 2011 draft.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 04:19:00 PM

ESPN New York considers DT Marvin Austin on the roster bubble.

The No. 52 overall pick in 2011, Austin has struggled with injuries and effectiveness in his first two seasons -- appearing in just eight games. He's behind Shaun Rogers and second-round pick Jonathan Hankins for backup defensive tackle snaps. Austin and Mike Patterson are competing for one spot.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 09:52:00 PM

The New York Daily News reports Giants third-year DT Marvin Austin's roster spot is in jeopardy.

Austin, the No. 52 overall pick in the 2011 draft, has been working with the third-team defense in training camp, and he's battled injuries for much of his young career. He missed his entire rookie season with a torn pectoral before a back injury limited him to eight games last season. The Giants are loaded at defensive tackle. Austin would draw some interest if he were to get cut.
Sat, Aug 17, 2013 05:49:00 PM

ESPN New York expects Giants DT Marvin Austin to keep his roster spot.

The 2011 second-rounder played just 103 snaps last season after missing his entire rookie year with a torn pectoral, but it's hard to envision GM Jerry Reese pulling the plug after only two years. Thanks to a variety of issues, Austin has played mind-bogglingly little football since 2009, and desperately needs a healthy training camp and preseason. He missed most of last summer's exhibition season with a back issue.
Mon, Jun 24, 2013 11:01:00 AM

Giants DT Marvin Austin (back) participated in Monday's practice, and still anticipates making his NFL debut Sunday.

"That's exactly my train of thought," Austin said. "I feel good out there and I just got to go to the training room and try my best to do everything I possibly can in my power to control what I can control." Thanks to injury and suspension, Austin hasn't played a non-exhibition football snap since December 26, 2009. He'll be eased in.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 02:55:00 PM

Giants DT Marvin Austin (back) is getting "stronger," and could be ready to return by Week 2.

The injury-prone second-year pro has moved beyond his "little setback." With zero regular-season reps — college or pro — since December 2009, Austin will be eased in whenever he's finally ready to take the field.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 12:37:00 PM

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29Tim Toone
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