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Dolphins Sign WR Greg Jennings To A Two-Year, $8M Deal

Update:

The Miami Dolphins officially announced their agreement with WR Greg Jennings on a two-year contract Thursday.

  • According to Alex Marvez, Jennings’ two-year contract is worth $8 million and includes a $3 million signing bonus.
  • Jennings will make base salaries of $900,000 in 2015 and $3.9 million in 2016 to go along with $100,000 in workout bonuses.
  • Marvez adds that Jennings will have a $2.5 million cap figure in 2015.
  • Tom Pelissero mentions that the Vikings offered to cut his contract to $4 million and include $3 million incentives, but no guarantees before he was released.

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Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the Dolphins are signing veteran WR Greg Jennings to a contract.

  • Pro Football Talk reports that Jennings gets a two-year contract worth $8 million from the Dolphins.

Miami seems like a good fit for Jennings, given that they could use a veteran receiver and Dolphins HC Joe Philbin is familiar with him from their time in Green Bay.

Jennings wound up taking visits to meet with other prospective teams including the Jaguars, Panthers, and Saints. 

The Vikings released Jennings in a move that freed up $5 million in cap space shortly after the Mike Wallace trade was official.

Jennings, 31, appeared in all 16 games for the Vikings and caught 59 receptions for 742 yards receiving and six touchdowns. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the N0. 48 receiver out of 110 qualifying players.