Miami Dolphins Will Release DT Ndamukong Suh


THE NFL COULD soon have another big name taking part in free agency, as the Miami Dolphins are expected to release defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

In 2015, the Miami Dolphins made defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh the highest-paid defensive player in National Football League history, signing him to a six-year deal worth over $114 million.

Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry was traded to the Cleveland Browns on Friday.

Suh's departure would be the latest in cost-cutting moves by the Dolphins, who missed the playoffs in 2017 after finishing 6-10.

Suh will reportedly be released by the team, ESPN and CBS4 News partner the Miami Herald reported Monday.

Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. He made the Pro Bowl in 2016 but never quite reached the same heights as he did with the Lions.

Suh signed a six-year, $114 million contract with Miami in 2015. A five-time Pro Bowler and three-time First Team All Pro, Suh has been incredibly durable his entire career, missing only two game due to suspension.

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Suh had 15.5 sacks in three years as a Dolphin.

Suh's release is not a complete surprise, but the timing was always in question.

Timmons' release leaves $7.25 million in dead money on the team's salary cap.

Suh is the Dolphins best defensive player by far so what are the Dolphins thinking?

In the end, Suh received $60 million for his three seasons of work in Miami.

Suh is 31-years-old and cutting him would be purely financial.

The Falcons would have interest in Suh because they sorely need a defensive tackle capable of applying pressure from the interior next to nose tackle Grady Jarrett, with Vic Beasley and Takk McKinley rushing off the edges.