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Albert Wilson intends to sign with Dolphins

14 March 2018

Miami wasn't done there as reports emerged that receiver Albert Wilson is discussing a $24 million, three-year deal with the Dolphins. Wilson broke out for 42 catches, 554 yards, and three scores as primarily a slot receiver for the Chiefs last season, a spot the Dolphins need help following the Jarvis Landry trade. For his career, Wilson has 124 catches for 1,544 yards and seven touchdowns in 55 games.

Over his nine year career, Amendola has caught 426 passes for 4109 yards and 19 touchdowns. Thomas will become an unrestricted free agent once the new league year begins on Wednesday. The Browns are expected to sign Landry to a multi-year deal.

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Earlier on Tuesday, the Dolphins released veteran linebacker Lawrence Timmons after one disappointing season.

Amendola, 32, is a nine-year National Football League veteran with 426 career receptions and 19 touchdowns, and since 2013 he has played in 13 postseason games with Brady and New England. He also attended Port St. Lucie High School in Florida.

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Timmons went AWOL on the eve of last year's opener, was briefly suspended and played poorly when he returned. Since joining the Dolphins, Aikens has played at cornerback, safety and been a significant contributor on special teams.

So that's good by the Dolphins, with them spending much less on Wilson than they were going to spend on Landry, whose contract could have backfired in the Dolphins' face.

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His departure clears $5.5 million in cap space for Miami.

Albert Wilson intends to sign with Dolphins