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Dolphins Release WR Brandon Gibson

The Miami Dolphins announced Friday that they’ve released WR Brandon Gibson.

There was talk for a few weeks now that Gibson was likely to be among the players released by the Dolphins, so this shouldn’t come as a huge surprise.

Gibson, 27, still had one year remaining on his three-year, $9.755 million contract that included $3.75 million guaranteed. He would have made a base salary of $3.225 million for the 2015 season.

According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Gibson will free up $3,260,000 in available cap space while creating $1 million in dead money.

In 2014, Gibson caught 29 passes for 295 yards receiving and a touchdown over the course of 19 games. Pro Football Focus has Gibson rated as the No. 100 receiver out of 110 qualifying players.