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Dolphins fans seem annoyed that the team spent $4.24 million for Aqib Talib's contract, along with a fifth-round pick. Talib, a Pro Bowl cornerback, has spent most of the season on injured reserve and it is likely he wont play a game this season.
However, he is eligible to return late in the year and the Dolphins may even look to pair him with Xavien Howard for a season or two. Talib is a five-time Pro Bowl cornerback and was an All-Pro back in 2016. He has 35 interceptions and five forced fumbles in his career.
The Dolphins basically did what the Browns did back in 2017, taking on a contract for a draft pick in return. Miami has the money to spend with roughly $30 million in cap space available this season alone.
For the Rams, they're likely creating cap space in order to give newly-signed Jalen Ramsey a long-term deal.
Compensation picks still need to be figured out, but it is likely the Dolphins will have 14 picks in next year's draft. They currently own the first-round picks of both Pittsburgh and Houston. After moving back in the draft last year they obtained a second-round pick from the saints. Miami will have only one third-round pick, but roughly five picks in rounds four through six.