Miami Dolphins Safety Reshad Jones Deserves Big Payday Amid Holdout

June 16, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This point in the NFL offseason is one of the slower parts of the league’s calendar for most teams and players. Fat new contracts have been awarded in free agency and the draft as teams look to supplement their roster with talent. The biggest early-summer drama for front offices is when a superstar veteran threatens to hold out for a new deal.
Sometimes the team caves to the player’s demands by either renegotiating their current contract or extending a short-term agreement. The most notable offseason holdout who isn’t on a franchise tag is Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones, who is angling for a deserved big payday by threatening to withhold his services from the Dolphins franchise.
Jones had an absolutely absurd season despite the Dolphins stumbling to a 6-10 finish. He finished fourth in the NFL in total tackles with 135, tied for sixth with five interceptions and added 15 passes defensed and two defensive touchdowns. He should have been a first-team...

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