Miami Dolphins Extend Contracts of John Denney and Brandon Fields

June 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The same week they signed special teams linebacker Tim Dobbins to a two-year extension, the Miami Dolphins have extended the contracts of two more special team players in long snapper John Denney and punter Brandon Fields.

Both players were entering contract years in 2010, with Denney slated for unrestricted free agency and Fields for restricted free agency next offseason.

Fields received an increase from his 2010 base salary of $550,000 to $598,000, while also adding base salaries of $726,000 in 2011 and $864,000 in 2012.
Denney's 2010 base salary stays put at $635,000, but he'll have an additional three years tacked onto his contract with base salaries of $700,000 in 2011, $835,000 in 2012, and $860,000 in 2013.

The new deals, which are also likely to include some guaranteed money up front, will allow the Dolphins to retain two young, quality players while providing continuity in the kicking game.

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