Dolphins Sign First-Round DB Minkah Fitzpatrick

The Miami Dolphins have signed Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick to a four-year rookie contract, according to Field Yates.

The Dolphins have now signed two of their 2018 draft picks to rookie deals including:

Rd Pick Player Pos. Status
1 11 Minkah Fitzpatrick DB Signed
2 42 Mike Gesicki TE
3 73 Jerome Baker LB
4 123 Durham Smythe TE
4 131 Kalen Ballage RB
6 209 Cornell Armstrong DB Signed
7 227 Quentin Poling LB
7 229 Jason Sanders K

Fitzpatrick, 21, was taken with the No. 11 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft by the Dolphins. According to, his contract is worth $16,509,174 and includes an $10,086,672 signing bonus.

The contract includes a fifth-year option for the Dolphins to pick up in 2021.

During his three-year college career at Alabama, Fitzpatrick recorded 171 total tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss, five sacks, nine interceptions, scored four defensive touchdowns, 24 pass defenses, and two forced fumbles.

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