Cameron Wake, Dolphins Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

May 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Miami Dolphins made sure premium pass-rusher Cameron Wake wouldn't entertain thoughts of walking in free agency when he was eligible to do so next offseason.
On Saturday, Wake put pen to paper on a new contract that spans two years and is worth $15 million, including $10 million guaranteed at signing, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson confirmed Wake's new deal.
Provided he plays to his considerable abilities, it's almost guaranteed Wake will finish out his NFL career playing for only one team. The 34-year-old played in only seven games last season due to a torn Achilles, yet he still managed seven sacks in that span.
Despite his age, there's reason to believe he can still be a prominent contributor for Miami in the coming years, provided he's healthy coming off an admittedly severe injury. Retaining Wake was also key in light of Olivier Vernon's departure to the New York Giants this offseason.
Defensive end Mario Williams was brought...

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