Reshad Jones Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Dolphins

June 4, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones has skipped the team's voluntary workouts, and the Sun Sentinel's Omar Kelly reported Thursday the 2015 Pro Bowler may sit out the 2016 season unless he and the Dolphins agree to a new contract.
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Jones Reportedly Looking To Earn $10 Million Per Year with Next DealSaturday, June 4When he signed his last deal—four years, $29.28 million—with the Dolphins in 2013, Jones was earning essentially the going rate for an above-average NFL safety. In the years since, though, the top safeties are earning in the $8-$10 million range.
Below are the 10 highest-paid safeties based on their average salary, per Over the Cap:
According to Over the Cap, Jones is set to earn a roughly $7.2 million base salary for next year and then a little under $7.1 million in 2017.
The timing of Jones' potential holdout makes sense since he's coming off the best season of his career. The 28-year-old recorded 135 combined ta...

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