Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Miami Dolphins 2010 Offseason Moves

March 30, 2010
Last Update: 9/6/10 @ 10:00 AM

In an effort to keep up with all of Miami's offseason moves leading up to the draft, we have compiled a tentative list of the Dolphins' latest transactions. This should serve as an informative source on what's been going on with the Fins. We know the importance of staying on top of the game, DolFans.

We have broken each list into categories: releases, free agent signings and re-signings. This post will be updated regularly as more developments occur.

  • March 5 - LB Joey Porter, S Gibril Wilson and LB Akin Ayodele were released for both poor performance and budget reasons as the NFL's free agency period opened up.
  • May 27 - LB Reggie Torbor is released, making it the third linebacker to be released this offseason. 
  • June 15 - Released LB Brian Johnston
  • July 30 -  Waived G Ray Feinga and G Dimitri Tsoumpas
  • August 3 - Terminated the contract/non-football illness of CB Evan Oglesby.
  • August 4 - Waived/Injured RB Kory Sheets. 
  • August 12 - Waived WR Taurus Johnson.
  • August 18 - Waived WR Ryan Grice-Mullen.
  • August 23 - Waived RB Tristan Davis, NT Travis Ivey and TE Kory Sperry.
  • August 25 - Terminated/injured the contract of G Randy Thomas.
  • August 30 - Waived/Injured TE Joey Haynos.
    • March 3 - The Dolphins place a first-round tender on RB Ronnie Brown, a second-round tender on TE Anthony Fasano and a third-round tender on LB Quentin Moses.  
    • March 5 - LB Karlos Danbsby signs a five-year, $43 million deal with $22 million in guaranteed money. 
    • March 8 - QB Chad Pennington returns to the Dolphins in a one-year, $2.5 million agreement.
    • March 9 - Dolphins re-sign DT Jason Ferguson for one more season, despite eight-game suspension. Terms of contract have not been disclosed. Ferguson went on to retire on July 15.
    • March 17 - G Richie Incognito signs a one-year, approximately $1 million deal. 
    • May 24 - Signed G Cory Proctor, who played for the Dallas Cowboys (another Parcells connection).  
    • June 15 - Signed seventh round draft pick LB Chris McCoy to a four-year deal for an undisclosed amount.
    • June 24 - Signed fourth round draft pick LB A.J. Edds to a four-year, $2.27 million contract.
    • June 25 - Signed fifth round draft pick CB Nolan Carroll to a four-year, $1.98 million contract and seventh round draft pick LB Austin Spitler to a four-year, $1.8 million contract.
    • July 16 - Signed fifth round draft pick S Reshad Jones to a four-year, $1.8 million contract. 
    • July 20 - Signed third round draft pick OL John Jerry to a four-year, $1.8 million contract.
    • July 26 - Signed free agent DT Montavious Stanley, who played 15 games last season for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
    • July 27 - Signed DE Marques Douglas a two-year, $2.5 million contract. Douglas played in 16 games last season for the New York Jets.
    • July 28 - Signed DE Charles Grant to a two-year deal, $4.5 million contract. Grant played in 16 games last season for the New Orleans Saints.
    • August 3 - Signed LB Micah Johnson.
    • August 4 - Re-signed CB Evan Oglesby after terminating his contract a day before.
    • August 6 - Signed TE David Martin, only to cut him at the preseason deadline.
    • August 12 - Signed G Ray Feinga and CB Kevin Hobbs, both of which were later cut.
    • August 18 - Signed G Randy Thomas, who fell to the chopping block a week later. 
    • September 5Awarded DE Clifton Geathers (Cleveland), OL Jermey Parnell (New Orleans), OL Joe Reitz (Baltimore) and DE Robert Rose (Seattle) off waivers.
    • April 14 - The Dolphins address their wide receiver need by trading a 2010 and 2011 second-round draft pick to the Denver Broncos for WR Brandon Marshall. Both parties agreed to a four-year, $47.5 million extension. Read our story here.
    • April 16 - WR Ted Ginn Jr. is traded to the San Francisco 49ers for a fifth-round draft pick in the 2010 NFL draft. 
    • April 22 - Dolphins acquire LB Tim Dobbins from the San Diego Chargers in a draft-day trade. 
    • May 25 - Dolphins trade G Justin Smiley to the Jacksonville Jaguars for an undisclosed draft pick (likely a fourth or fifth rounder).
    • August 26 - Traded WR Greg Camarillo to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for CB Benny Sapp.
    • September 4 - Acquired OL Pat McQuistan from Dallas for a 2011 undisclosed draft choice.
    * * * 
    Here are a few more tidbits of information that we felt could be used as a reference throughout the season. Knowing exactly who the Dolphins drafted and the list of final cuts prior to the season opener are sure to cross your mind at some point this season. Unless, of course, you are fully on top of your Fins. In that case, we applaud you.

    Draft Picks
    • First round (28th pick overall) - DT Jared Odrick of Penn State.
    • Second round (40th pick overall) - LB Koa Misi of Utah.
    • Third round (73rd pick overall) - G John Jerry of Mississippi.
    • Fourth round (119th pick overall) - LB A.J. Edds of Iowa.
    • Fifth round (145th pick overall) - DB Nolan Carroll of Maryland.
    • Fifth round (163rd pick overall) - DB Reshad Jones of Georgia.
    • Seventh round (212th pick overall) - LB Chris McCoy of Middle Tennessee State.
    • Seventh round (252nd pick overall) - LB Austin Spitler of Ohio State.
    Final Cuts

    The following players were waived and/or had their contracts terminated:
    • TE David Martin
    • DT Montavious Stanley
    • S Jonathon Amaya
    • DT Ryan Baker
    • DE Lionel Dotson
    • G Ray Feinga
    • LB J.D. Folsom
    • T Andrew Gardner
    • C Andrew Hartline
    • CB Kevin Hobbs
    • FB Rolly Lumbala
    • LB Chris McCoy
    • DB Nate Ness
    • WR Julius Pruitt
    • LB Austin Spitler
    • G Donald Thomas
    • WR Patrick Turner
    • LB Erik Walden
    • S Ross Weaver
    • QB Pat White
    • DE Marques Douglas
    • DE Charles Grant
    • G Cory Procter
    Source: MiamiDolphins.com

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