Miami Dolphins Re-Sign TE Anthony Fasano

June 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dolphins have inked one of their two remaining restricted free agents, as starting tight end Anthony Fasano signed his one-year tender offer Wednesday.

Fasano, who will receive $1.759 million in 2010, risked having his tender amount lowered if he didn't re-sign by June 15.

The Dolphins' starting tight end the past two seasons, Fasano was one of more than 200 players negatively affected by the lack of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement this offseason.

With just four years of NFL service, Fasano was forced into restricted free agency in the 2010 offseason. Unrestricted free agency required just four years of NFL service under the old CBA.

Acquired along with linebacker Akin Ayodele from the Dallas Cowboys in exchange for a 2008 fourth-round pick (eventually dealt to Oakland and used on safety Tyvon Branch), Fasano had a breakout season in 2010 with career highs in receptions (34), receiving yards (454) and touchdowns (7).

However, Fa...

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