Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams Hoping For Contract Extension

August 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Entering the final year of his current contract, Ricky Williams is reportedly hoping to receive a one-year contract extension from the Miami Dolphins that will run through the 2011 season.

Williams,33, is coming off his first 1,000-yard rushing season since before his abrupt retirement prior to the 2004 season.

In 16 games including seven starts in 2009, Williams rushed for 1,12 yards and 11 touchdowns. He split time with starter Ronnie Brown early in the season and took over as the feature back when Brown suffered a season-ending foot injury in November.

Never a guy who just played for the money, Williams negotiated and signed a one-year extension with the Dolphins prior to the 2009 season. He is slated to make $4.35 million in 2010.

Williams hired super-agent Drew Rosenhaus in March, leading many to believe Williams would be seeking one last big-money deal. However, it seems Williams remains committed to working out an extension with the Dolphins...

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