Report: Miami Dolphins to release cornerback Brent Grimes

Monday March 7th, 2016

The Miami Dolphins are expected to release cornerback Brent Grimes, reports The Sun-Sentinel’s Omar Kelly.

Grimes, 32, recorded 49 tackles and four interceptions this past season. The nine-year-veteran and four-time Pro Bowler spent six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before signing with the Dolphins in 2013. 

According to the report, Miami was hoping to restructure Grimes’s four-year, $32 million contract that he signed in 2014, but the cornerback declined, wanting to look into free agency. 

In cutting Grimes, the Dolphins would free up $6.5 million in salary cap space. The cornerback is due $8 million in compensation this year.

The Dolphins finished 6–10 in 2015. 

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