The Miami Dolphins appear to have finally lost their patience with defensive lineman Phillip Merling.
The Miami Dolphins have a second round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft set to begin Thursday. But, based on the team’s recent history of second round picks, the Fins may want to try to trade it and move back into the first round.
The Miami Dolphins locked up a couple of big men to one year contracts Tuesday evening. The Dolphins announced defensive lineman Phillip Merling and offensive tackle Lydon Murtha signed their restricted free agent tenders.
The 2012 Super Bowl is fading into memory and that means it’s almost time for the NFL to officially turn the page on the league calendar. That’s important because franchise tags can be applied this week and free agency is just weeks away.
Prosecutors have dropped a felony aggravated battery charge against Miami Dolphins reserve defensive end Phillip Merling. The 6-foot-5, 305-pound Merling was arrested May 27 in Weston and charged with attacking his pregnant girlfriend.