LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ Miami Dolphins defensive end Dimitrius Underwood was found on a city street bleeding Sunday with what police describe as a life-threatening injury.

``He was cut. We're still investigating the nature of the injury,'' said Sgt. Linda Doherty-Wright, a Lansing police spokeswoman.

She said police discovered Underwood lying on the street at 12:45 p.m.

He was then taken to a local hospital for surgery. Police would not say which hospital he was taken to.

The Dolphins were off this weekend.