What Are The Effects Of The Brandon Marshall Trade To Miami Dolphins?

April 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos executed the much-anticipated trade of Brandon Marshall today. The two-time Pro Bowler was shipped to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for a pair of second-round draft selections—the 43rd overall in this year’s along with one in 2011.
Brandon Marshall has been amidst trade talks over a year now. After signing a $2.521 million tender with the Broncos yesterday, he ultimately ensured an inevitable trade, and Miami reacted quickly.
Today, they signed him to a 4-year, $47.5 million contract extension, something that the Broncos clearly didn’t want to do.
The blockbuster move has several significant effects, ranging from inside to division to the NFL Draft.
First of all, Marshall will plug a gaping hole on the Dolphins’ roster. Despite showing little interest in him during free agency, it has been noted that they’ve been looking for a legitimate No. 1 weapon for their young QB, Chad Henne’s arsenal. Marshall, argu...

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