The Miami Dolphins had a hot start to the 2022 season, but injuries derailed their progress. They have a decision to make around quarterback Tua Tagovailoa who is entering the final year of his rookie deal. Miami has said they are committed to Tua, but their offseason could still be highlighted by a quarterback change.
2022 in review
Miami got out to a 3-0 start with big wins over the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills. Week 4 saw the first concussion injury to Tagovailoa. They lost three games, but then Tagovailoa returned and led the Dolphins on a five-game win streak utilizing his dynamic duo of receivers Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle. The momentum fizzled out, and the Dolphins lost five in a row. It took a win in Week 18 to clinch a spot in the postseason, but they fell to the Bills in the Wild Card round.
Miami needs a running back in free agency or the 2023 NFL Draft. Jeff Wilson Jr., who was acquired at last year’s trade deadline, and Raheem Mostert are both free agents. The Dolphins must also address their offensive line depth, with Brandon Shell and Greg Little heading to free agency.
Dolphins’ free agency rumors, signings and losses
- The Dolphins have signed former Jets WR Braxton Berrios to a one-year deal, per Adam Schefter.
- Miami completes the re-forming of the 2022 backfield as they re-sign Myles Gakin to a one-year deal, per Adam Schefter.
- Former Lions DB DeShon Elliott is heading to the Dolphins, per Ian Rapoport.
- The Dolphins are bringing back RB Jeff Wilson Jr. on a two-year deal, per Adam Schefter.
- The Dolphins are bringing back running back Raheem Mostert on a two-year, $5.6 million deal, per Tom Pelissero.
- Dolphins signed LB David Long to a 2-year, $11 million deal, per Jeremy Fowler.
- Dolphins signed former Jets QB Mike White to a two-year contract, per Adam Schefter.
- Dolphins traded for CB Jalen Ramsey from the Rams for a 2023 third-round pick and TE Hunter Long, per Adam Schefter.
- Steelers signed former Dolphins’ LB Elandon Roberts to a two-year contract, per Cameron Wolfe.
- Dolphins release CB Byron Jones, per Field Yates. The move will save $13.6 million in cap space.