If the Miami Heat become the Miami Fire, there will at least be someone on hand to handle it.
Agent Joe Panos denied that a deal was done last night, but Watkins’s deal was apparently done by Eric Metz. Those two parted ways over a year ago, but shared representation of several players, including Watkins.
Watkins could provide some guard depth for the Dolphins, and given his background and interest in being a fireman, he could also help the local bucket brigade in his spare time.
The Dolphins brought back last year’s starting guards, so Watkins will have time to re-establish himself. Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman suggested that the pressure of being a first-round pick might have been too much for Watkins, so that’s now gone.