MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Dolphins are hard at work as the NFL’s free agency period nears it’s opening.READ MORE: Crestview Towers Residents Gather To Protest Lack Of Work Being Done To Repair The Property
Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh’s $114 million, six-year contract has been restructured by the Dolphins to create salary cap space.
Linebacker Koa Misi’s contract was also restructured, the team said Saturday. Receiver Greg Jennings was released, clearing $4 million in cap space.READ MORE: Large Crime Scene In Brownsville After Man Found Shot
Details of the restructured deals weren’t revealed. The Suh move won’t reduce the overall value of his contract, but could create an additional $18 million under the cap.
Jennings had 19 receptions for 208 yards and one touchdown — the 64th of his career — in his only season with Miami last year.
Miami tendered six exclusive rights free agents — safeties Michael Thomas and Shamiel Gary, receiver Matt Hazel, tackle Ulrick John, cornerback Tyler Patmon and tight end Jake Stoneburner.MORE NEWS: Rise In School Fights Another Pandemic Casualty
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