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The Splash Zone 8/9/21: Dolphins Restructure Xavien Howard’s Contract

Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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You just don’t let your best players leave and the Dolphins aren’t allowing Xavien Howard to head out the door. The team and Howard restructured the All-Pro’s contract yesterday meaning we can put this ordeal behind us. The Dolphins also assured Howard that they would talk about a new deal after the season based on his health and performance. Howard makes this defense good and it’s going to be great to see him out their in a Dolphins uniform instead of another teams.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

Miami Dolphins restructure CB Xavien Howard's deal after trade demand
The Dolphins and cornerback Xavien Howard have agreed to a restructured contract after he had requested a trade at the start of training camp.


Dolphins Tight Ends

Dolphins rookie tight end Hunter Long carted off during practice - ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins, already without tight end Mike Gesicki (he’s on COVID reserve), are down another tight end.


Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins’ Xavien Howard gets restructured contract | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores addresses several issues during a Sunday press conference


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 8/8/21: Xavien Howard Returns To Practice - The Phinsider
Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

Miami Dolphins agree to restructure Xavien Howard’s contract for the 2021 NFL season - The Phinsider
The max Howard can make in 2021 is $16,285,294 million according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport

Miami Dolphins training camp practice ten Twitter stream - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are back on the practice field today, continuing their 2021 training camp. They head forward with their newly re-signed All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard, who came to a deal with...

Dolphins rookie Hunter Long leaves training camp practice on cart - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins saw exactly what you never want to see during a training camp practice on Sunday: a player leaving the workout on a cart. Rookie tight end Hunter Long, the team’s third-round...