Miami Dolphins Terminate Contract of OG Randy Thomas

August 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well, that didn't take long.

The Miami Dolphins have reportedly terminated the contract of guard Randy Thomas, whom they signed just last week.

Originally drafted by the Bill Parcells-led New York Jets in the second round back in 1999, Thomas has started 143 games with the Jets and Redskins and is a two-time Pro Bowl alternate.

Signed by the Dolphins on Aug. 18, Thomas had been working at left guard behind Richie Incognito and played in the team's preseason game against Jacksonville last Saturday.

Contrary to some reports, it seems Thomas had his contract terminated rather than being waived/injured. The former instantly makes him a free agent, while being waived/injured would send him to injured reserve if he had cleared waivers.

I'm not shocked the Thomas was released so quickly. It was questionable as to whether he'd be able to stay healthy or if he had much left, and the Dolphins obviously felt he wasn't good enough to hold d...

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