Miami Dolphins Sign ILB Tim Dobbins To Two-Year Extension

June 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Linebacker Tim Dobbins hasn't even been with the Miami Dolphins two months, but the team has made arrangements to have him around at least another two years.

Dobbins, who was acquired in a draft-day trade with the San Diego Chargers that eventually landed Miami it's first- and second-round picks, has received a two-year extension by the Dolphins that will keep him with the team through the 2012 season.

Dobbins, who signed a one-year, $1.176 million tender with the Chargers as a restricted free agent in mid-April, received a $100,000 increase to his 2010 salary with the extension.

Additionally, Dobbins will have base salaries of $1.7 million in 2011 and $1.9 million in 2012, after which time he will head to unrestricted free agency.

Originally a fifth-round pick with the Chargers out of Iowa State in 2006, Dobbins has primarily served as a special teams player and reserve inside linebacker during his first four pro seasons.

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