Report: Dolphins could trade or cut Kenny Stills, Reshad Jones, Kiko Alonso

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Laremy Tunsil may not be going anywhere, but a few other well-known Dolphins players could be on the way out in Miami.

The Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins are open for business in trades, and names safety Reshad Jones, linebacker Kiko Alonso and receiver Kenny Stills as players who could be on the way out.

The question, however, is whether any teams would trade for any of them. Jones has a $13 million base salary, Stills has an $8 million base salary and Alonso has a $6.5 million base salary this season. Would any team really trade for those players, at those prices? If not, they could be at risk of getting cut.

Jones is not expected to be an every-down player despite his huge contract. Stills was called out by coach Brian Flores for not performing up to expectations in training camp. Alonso has reportedly been out-played in training camp by first-year linebacker Sam Eguavoen, who signed with the Dolphins this year after three seasons in the Canadian Football League.

The Dolphins are not expected to compete for a playoff berth this season, and it makes sense that they’d rather prioritize young, up-and-coming players than expensive veterans. Don’t be surprised if some big names are included in the Dolphins’ roster cuts next week.

45 responses to “Report: Dolphins could trade or cut Kenny Stills, Reshad Jones, Kiko Alonso

  1. The Kansas City Chiefs will not take Stills. We only want class, upstanding, and high character players.

  2. I hate seeing veteran players get cut so late in the pre-season because it make sit harder for them to get new jobs. It’s too easy for a team to wait until just before the season starts and tell a player to take a pay cut or they will be cut, and there is no time for them to find a new job.

    On the other hand, injuries happen so teams will have a need.

  3. Buy kiko. Stills better not get cut or traded. If dvp idnt cut or traded. If stills gets cut or traded and dvp sorry tail is on the team .wont watch a single game.

  4. What did they wait for? Obviously it’s a rebuild so they should have traded what they had for draft picks months ago

  5. dryzzt23 says:
    August 24, 2019 at 1:09 pm
    I WANT to see Stills cut just because of his activism against his employer and our esteemed President.
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    Is ‘esteemed’ another word for draft-dodging liar?

  6. Miami will never contend there is just too many distractions down in SoFL so it’s easy to get caught up in that life. Most these guys are probably booze and powder hounds during their time off.

  7. Good move to cut them all. All are them are over payed. Still is not worth the distraction. Kiko is a fairly dirty player that just isnt that good anymore. SUre, this will hurt at first, but will more than pay off in the long run.

  8. Anyone who signs Kiko Alonso also gets Miko and her mouth. The Raiders sound like the best destination for those two.

    Miko is married to Bret Grimes and he’s been with the bucs the last 3 seasons.

  9. Jones and Kiko are def worth a trade on. As for stills can’t wait till he is out of the league. He should worry more about being a better wide receiver rather than everyone else’s politics. Keep ur mouth shut and do you job.

  10. Maybe if Stills had spent more time on the field giving an effort he wouldn’t be in this position. Of course if he does get cut he’ll be whining about how his owner is a (fill in the blank) and conveniently ignore his lack of production while on the field. In fact, if he produced as much as he whined he wouldn’t be in this position.

  11. Collectively the dead cap hits would be almost $38M with Jones accounting for the bulk of it at $25.35M. Unless they are to the point of being disruptive it’s hard to fathom they all get cut. While it’s possible either Stills or or Alonso gets dumped to set an example it’s just not likely more than one of them gets cut. For all that he has failed to live up to his potential they may be able to trade Alonso but the Phins are seriously upside down on Jones’ contract.

  12. Seeing Stills get cut would so delicious. And then he’d join his whinefest love partner Eric Reid with the Carolina Paper Tigers. And if that team would add Colon Krappernick, then the three stooges would be up for a second act.

  13. Stills has been the most consistent WR in Miami in the past 4 years. If they cut him, he would probably file a grievance. They better watch what info is being leaked about cuts and trades. Flores said in front of the team just recently he stands by Stills and what he is protesting about. Stills get cut now, Flores will lose his team

  14. teknision1200 says:
    August 24, 2019 at 5:50 pm
    Stills has been the most consistent WR in Miami in the past 4 years. If they cut him, he would probably file a grievance. They better watch what info is being leaked about cuts and trades. Flores said in front of the team just recently he stands by Stills and what he is protesting about. Stills get cut now, Flores will lose his team

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    well hes about to turnover the entire roster of this dumpster fire team, so i assume hes not too worried about it.

  15. indiapalealeblog says:
    August 24, 2019 at 12:55 pm
    I hate seeing veteran players get cut so late in the pre-season because it make sit harder for them to get new jobs. It’s too easy for a team to wait until just before the season starts and tell a player to take a pay cut or they will be cut, and there is no time for them to find a new job.
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    Vets get outplayed or just go through the pre-season motion, hence getting cut when teams slim their rosters down.

  16. “I really liked Kiko when the Bills drafted him…..sad to see what a dirty player he became…”

    Just to add a little context. If Alonso played in the 80’s or 90’s nothing hes doing is considered dirty.

  17. “I WANT to see Stills cut just because of his activism against his employer and our esteemed President.”

    How American….

  18. Kenny Stills is a good person and a good WR. Those that badmouth him know absolutely nothing about him. He has done more for the community than Trump could lie about and has bigger hands than basement dwelling trolls.

  19. jchemengr says:
    August 24, 2019 at 1:21 pm
    $11 million of Reshad Jones money is guaranteed. Only costs the Dolphins $2 million to keep him.
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    Doesn’t matter. He WAS a very good player for Miami but then he started freelancing and actively defying coaches and ultimately ended up refusing to take the field because a rookie got some snaps. That entitled attitude is precisely what you should be getting rid of when you “clean house” because malcontents like that can infect the rest of the locker room, especially the young guys. I said back in January they should cut him the last day of camp and I still stand by that opinion.

    I think Stills should be traded for similar reasons. Although I respect what he does in his off time, when you come to work it should not be about you. It is about the team. Frankly, Stills has not been as productive as I had hoped. Besides TDs his stats are pretty close to Parker’s even with all Parker’s injury drama. Stills’ public criticism of the owner, disappointing production and his kneeling distraction warrant a trade, IMHO. I doubt there is a buyer though.

  20. Jones needs to stay at 2m this season. If you are unable to trade Stills keep him. Kiko just should be traded and if he can’t be traded cut him at the last minute. He is too small and plays outside the scheme and freelances too much.
    I would like to see Grant, Parker, Wilson and Stills all play at a high level for Rosen this season and then see what happens next few years. But if we can get some decent OL help for Kiko, Jones or Stills I say go for it.

  21. Lol, only in the bowels of America could a game show host who uses a gold toilet and calls himself a “stable genius” be referred to as “esteemed.”

  22. Billy Corners says:
    August 24, 2019 at 7:01 pm
    “I really liked Kiko when the Bills drafted him…..sad to see what a dirty player he became…”

    Just to add a little context. If Alonso played in the 80’s or 90’s nothing hes doing is considered dirty.

    This statement is neither true nor justifies any of this guy’s cheap shots.

  23. I can’t wait til Stills is shipped out of Miami with his big mouth and politics. I also always liked Alonso, but the Dolphins are class. We’re not the Raiders and if he has to resort to dirty tactics, then get rid of him. I could also see unloading Jones because he’s getting up there in years.

    If the Dolphins were contending this year, that would be one thing and I say keep him, but there’s no way that they’ll be contending in his career.

  24. Fins have 12 draft picks coming up. 16-18 would be ideal for a total rebuild IMO. Trade for picks now while you can before contracts for just a few so-called stars keeps this loser merry-go-round going on forever. I’d like to break out my future looks bright shades before I’m so old I can’t find them. Geez.

  25. Stills is a distraction and a dumb ass for being a me first guy I can see him getting cut and no one will sign him he’ll be put of the league like Colin Kapernick. Jones is still solid no one will trade for him cause of his contract. Could probably trade Kiko for a 6th or 7th rounder.

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