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Jamar Taylor signs with Dolphins

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There might be a “dogfight” brewing with defensive end Dion Jordan about his rookie deal, but the Dolphins had no such problem getting second-round cornerback Jamar Taylor under contract.

Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports that Taylor has agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the team that will pay him $3.6 million. With that out of the way, Taylor can now focus on getting healthy and back on the field.

Taylor had sports hernia surgery recently and isn’t expected to be available during OTAs or next month’s minicamp. Taylor hasn’t conceded that he’ll miss those sessions and vows to be back in action for training camp at the latest.

“As long as I’m back healthy and I’m back running, I’m going to try to make it happen from there,” Taylor said. “It adds fuel to the fire.”

Assuming Taylor makes a full return for camp, his absence now might not wind up hurting his bid for playing time during the regular season all that much. Brent Grimes and Richard Marshall are playing with the first team right now with Taylor projected to be at least the third man on the depth chart.

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4 Responses to “Jamar Taylor signs with Dolphins”
  1. drainbameged says: May 30, 2013 8:18 AM

    Jordan will sign at the start of camp with offset language just like tanny

  2. hehateme2 says: May 30, 2013 8:33 AM

    Way overblown per usual. the Dolphins have done a masterful job on working their cap.

    Rookie shouldn’t double dip period. They haven’t earned anything yet.

  3. 305phinphan says: May 30, 2013 9:16 AM

    Jamar could very easy be a steal in the draft. He is very physical and his coverage skills are above average. I was shocked he lasted to the bottom half of the second round.

  4. miamikillerdolphins says: May 30, 2013 11:53 AM

    We was already rank in the top 10 last year in defence!We have a chance to b the number 1 defence this year.I really can’t wait to c our offence this year! And we dnt need no bandwagon at the end of the year.Becuz y’all wasn’t with us from the start,haterz!!!

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