Miami Dolphins Free Agency Day One Recap

It has been an action packed eight hours for the Miami Dolphins since free agency opened. Here is a quick overview of what happened in the first day of free agency officially being open.

WR Mike Wallace (5 years, $60 million, $30 million guaranteed)
LB Dannell Ellerbe (5 years, $35 million)
LB Philip Wheeler (5 years, $26 million, $13 million guaranteed)

S Chris Clemons (1 year deal)

LB Karlos Dansby
LB Kevin Burnett

Signed with another team
TE Anthony Fasano with the Kansas City Chiefs

While the biggest news of the day was Miami signing the top free agent receiver on the market in Mike Wallace, my attention is focused on former Dolphin tight end Anthony Fasano signing with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Fasano has been my favorite Dolphin for the past few years now and it is extremely disappointing to see him go. The Dolphins made a push for Jared Cook to replace Fasano at tight end, but Cook ended up signing with the Rams, so Jeff Ireland better know what he's doing here. It seems so unnecessary to me to draft a tight end early when we could have just kept Fasano.

There is also a chance Miami could end up re-signing either Jake Long or Sean Smith. Both guys are seeing how much they can get elsewhere, but it's definitely possible one or both come back. I don't expect them to, but anything can happen right now.

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