Dolphins Xavien Howard agree to re-structured deal keeping All-Pro cornerback in Miami

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Dolphins Xavien Howard agree to re-structured deal keeping All-Pro cornerback in Miami

The and have agreed to a re-structured contract that will keep the disgruntled All-Pro cornerback in Miami, CBS Sports NFL Insider has. Thefirst reported the deal, which includes Trevor Ariza Jersey a $1 million Pro Bowl incentive and additional $3.5 million in incentives bringing his maximum value for 2021 to $16,285,294."I was just happy about the whole situation," Howard told reporters on Sunday, . "I'm just happy to be here and compete with the team. It feels great to be out here with my team, getting better. We got the deal done so it feels great to be out here."In 2022, Howard would receive $500K in per-game roster C.J. Elleby Jersey bonuses and $100K in workout bonuses. Howard, an All-Pro in 2020, tallied 10 interceptions, which led the league. A surances were made that the two parties would re-negotiate a deal "in line with market based on health and 2021 performance" in February or March.The 28-year-old has accumulated 22 interceptions since being taken in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft. "We are excited to have gotten this done and we are looking forward to continuing improving with X and his teammates on a day-to-day basis," Dolphins head coach Brian Flores said Sunday.On July 27, the Baylor product requested a trade. Flores made it known that he did not want to part with Howard. The frustration began over Keljin Blevins Jersey Howard's unhappine s with the contract that he signed in May of 2019. Miami signed cornerbackto a more lucrative deal last offseason, making Howard the second highest paid cornerback on his own team.Flores was asked if the updated agreement is enough to keep Howard happy through the duration of the contract or if it might be more of a short-term approach. "We are excited to have X, he is obviously a very good player and a good teammate," he said. "You can see that by the way his teammates support him. I am a one day at a time guy so that is how we are Damian Lillard Jersey going to approach things. In any negotiation, I think compromise is important, which we talked about the other day. At the end of the day, we wanted both sides to be happy and we feel like that is the case right now and we will move forward."Howard's representation, David Canter, ."Want to thank Coach Flores, Chris Grier and Brandon Shore for doing something unexpected and difficult to say the least. Many times over the past 8 months we all did not expect anything to happen. The organization handled us with absolute cla s and profe sionalism."The Dolphins rescinded $93,000 in fines over Howard mi Robert Covington Jersey sing minicamp this offseason. Miami opens the regular season Sept. 12 on the road against the. Miami has the second best odds to win the AFC East -- behind the -- according to Caesars Sportsbook.
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