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Dolphins free agency rumor tracker 2016 - Tuesday

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The legal tampering period is a day old, with a little more than 24 hours until free agency officially starts in the NFL. Currently, agents and teams can discuss potential contracts and work out the salary and years of a deal, though nothing can officially be signed and players and team cannot have direct communication or visits. You can check out a full run-down of everything happening with the Miami Dolphins and around the league by clicking the link to the right/below and heading to our full StoryStream, capturing all of the rumors, stories, and signings going on right now.

Here, you will find the latest rumors and the status of Miami's signings, as well as the players who will hit free agency after their contract expires with the Dolphins on Wednesday.

Here is the list of Miami free agents:

Dolphins free agents:

  1. Olivier Vernon, defensive end (Transition tag)
  2. Lamar Miller, running back
  3. Rishard Matthews, wide receiver
  4. Derrick Shelby, defensive end
  5. Matt Moore, quarterback
  6. Kelvin Sheppard, linebacker
  7. Louis Delmas, safety
  8. Spencer Paysinger, linebacker
  9. Jacques McClendon, guard/center
  10. Shelley Smith, guard
  11. Brice McCain, cornerback
  12. Brandon Williams, tight end
  13. Robert Thomas, defensive tackle
  14. Jason Fox, tackle (Released)
  15. Quinton Coples, defensive end (Released)
  16. Greg Jennings, wide receiver (Released)

Dolphins visits:

Mario Williams, defensive end - Visited March 5-6

Dolphins signings:

None.

Dolphins rumors:

Dolphins one of 10 teams to express interest in Seahawks' guard J.R. Sweezy.

TRADE: Dolphins trade for Eagles' Byron Maxwell, Kiko Alonso

Dolphins adding salary cap space, restructure tight end Jordan Cameron's contract

Lamar Miller is expected to leave the Dolphins, according to a report. Miller is thought to be looking for a deal exceeding $5 million a season, while Miami did not want to surpass the $5 million mark.

Raiders have agreed to terms with Kelechi Osemele, paying the guard over $10 million a season.

Mario Williams signing with the Dolphins appears to be in the works. Could signal the end of Olivier Vernon with the Dolphins.

Dolphins may be pursuing defensive end Williams Hayes, even with Mario Williams deal coming together. Interesting to see if the interest disappears with Williams, or could Miami be looking to release Cameron Wake as well?

The Houston Texans appear to be the front runner for Lamar Miller. The Dallas Cowboys are in the hunt as well.

Dolphins are looking at veteran guards, including Alex Boone.