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Hartline deal is cap-friendly for now, despite Miami’s cap spac…

Hartline deal is cap-friendly for now, despite Miami’s cap space

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 11, 2013
It’s perhaps the best proof that the Dolphins plan to spend their cap money on new players. The five-year, $30.775 million deal signed last week by receiver Brian Hartline has a 2013 cap number of only $2.115 million, per a source with knowledge of the
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  • Smith, Long not necessarily gone from Dolphins

    Smith, Long not necessarily gone from Dolphins

    miamiherald.com Mar 11, 2013
    The assumption relative to the Dolphins and free agency is that Mike Wallace will be coming and several players will be leaving. Well, that might not be fully the case. Prospective free agent cornerback Sean Smith isn't a certainty to leave, a league so…
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  • Report: Bears, Rams considering Jake Long

    Report: Bears, Rams considering Jake Long

    ESPN.com Mar 11, 2013
    There has been a long silence from the Miami Dolphins regarding four-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jake Long. Miami apparently has no interest in paying top dollar to retain Long, who was the team's No. 1 overall pick in 2008. But there are at least two tea…
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  • PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero, free agency prev…

    PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero, free agency preview

    profootballtalk.com Mar 11, 2013
    The first-ever negotiation weekend was a pretty big dud for those who thought legalized tampering would lead to something other than the same-old stories about Team X being “interested” in Player Y, but the wait for real information is almost over. Te
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  • Is Mike Wallace a lock for Dolphins?

    Is Mike Wallace a lock for Dolphins?

    The Miami Dolphins appear just a day away from landing their most coveted free agent. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the "league-wide expectation" is that Miami will sign former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Mike Wallace when free agency be…
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  • Report: Chiefs still looking to add a cornerback

    Report: Chiefs still looking to add a cornerback

    profootballtalk.com Mar 11, 2013
    In the wake of their deal with cornerback Dunta Robinson, the word on the street was that the Chiefs were no longer going to pursue Dolphins cornerback Sean Smith when he became a free agent. That might be true, but a report from Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sp…
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  • Jared Cook also high on Dolphins target list

    Jared Cook also high on Dolphins target list

    profootballtalk.com Mar 11, 2013
    Though the entire world expects them to throw piles of money at Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, he might not be the only pass-catcher the Dolphins target. According to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Dolphins have also put Titans …
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  • Dolphins interested in Rashard Mendenhall

    Dolphins interested in Rashard Mendenhall

    miamiherald.com Mar 11, 2013
    The Dolphins will obviously add a running back to compete if Reggie Bush is allowed to walk in free agency as I've reported. Bottom line, they need more bodies because Lamar Miller, Daniel Thomas, Jonas Gray and Marcus Thigpen aren't enough bodies to ta…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Boldin Headed to 49ers 03:22

    NFL32OT: Boldin Headed to 49ers

    Mar 11
    Episode 286: Suzy Kolber and Adam Schefter discuss Ravens trade of Anquan Boldin to San Francisco. Mark Schlereth breaks down Percy Harvin's trade to Seattle. The NFL32 crew discuss which offensive free agent should be "buyer beware?"
  • Video - Is Long a longshot to return to Dolphins? 02:27

    Is Long a longshot to return to Dolphins?

    Mar 11
    Jeff Darlington has the latest from Miami on offensive tackle Jake Long's future with the Dolphins.
  • Video - Wallace Ready To Cash In 02:04

    Wallace Ready To Cash In

    Mar 11
    Adam Schefter expects Mike Wallace to be the only free agent to sign a big contract this offseason.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Harvin may be a headache, but that doesn't make him a lost ca…

    Mar 11
    The narrative when a talented but troubled player gets traded is always fascinating to me. The discourse goes something like this: I don't care how talented he is, he's not worth the headache.
  • Don Banks: With Harvin trade, fortune likely to favor bold Seahawks again

    Mar 11
    For a franchise that has rapidly become known for its fearless, unconventional thinking on personnel matters, Seattle's trade for disgruntled Vikings receiver-return man Percy Harvin on Monday is another bold step. And one that again reinforces the perc…
  • Minnesota Vikings to trade Percy Harvin to Seattle Seahawks -- source

    Mar 11
    The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks, a source confirmed to ESPN.com's John Clayton.
  • Peter King: Some things to expect as free agency gets set to open

    Mar 11
    All's quiet on the free-agency front, one day from the opening of the market, Tuesday at 4 p.m. Some of the front office guys I speak to regularly were on lockdown over the weekend, not allowed to spill anything for risk of alienating a player or agent,…