Dolphins GM Chris Grier: We’ll be ‘very aggressive’ in free agency

The Dolphins may be tanking, but they won’t be taking all the way through 2020. In Tuesday morning’s press conference to formally announce the trade of
Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Steelers, GM Chris Grier said the ‘Fins are ready to put some resources towards free agency in March.

“We’ll be very aggressive,” Grier said. “We’re not going to sit on a bunch of money.”

A bunch of money is exactly what the Dolphins have after moving Fitzpatrick, trading Laremy Tunsil and shedding Kiko Alonso. They also have tons of draft capital, which gives them the ability to find their next franchise quarterback and fill other glaring holes on the roster. Or, as Grier put it:

“We can do anything we want.”

It’s fair to be skeptical of the Dolphins, especially in light of their dreadful start that has players looking for life rafts out of Miami, but the Dolphins could theoretically take a page from the 76ers and use their stacks of cash and picks to turn the franchise around.

Published at Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:41:49 +0000

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