Brandon Marshall is rocking the sports media with his latest news. He has been traded to the Miami Dolphins in return for 2 second round choices in the NFL Draft. This means that by releasing Brandon Marshall, the Broncos get the Dolphins’ round choices for 2010 and for 2011.
Brandon Marshall will be getting a five year extension in his contract valued in $ 47.5 million dollar. So far, with this trade and Dansby’s trade, the Miami Dolphins have spent a big amount in free agents. This amount is bordering the $95 million dollars. This is a clear sign that they are making the best out of the no cap restriction this year.
In the past, Brandon Marshall has been considered a rotten apple as he has been involved in conflicts with the coaches from the Denver Broncos. This had been happening for a while but got worse with the arrival of Josh McDaniels. The problems involving Brandon Marshall where off-field related. Nevertheless he is a rotten apple with a hell of a talent. Ever since he became a starter, he has managed to complete three consecutive 1,000 plus yards seasons.
NFL fans have known Brandon Marshall as “The Beast”. In only 15 games of the last season, Brandon Marshall had 101 catches for 1,120 yards and a career-high 10 touchdowns. Adding to these amazing numbers, the Miami Dolphins just got a player who has a NFL betting record of completing 21 receptions in a match vs. the Colts from Indianapolis.
The Miami Dolphins are hopeful that Brandon Marshall can leave his career of controversy in the past and have a fresh new start with them. After four years of being with the Denver Broncos, he shows an average of more than 100 catches and 1,100 yards in the past three NFL seasons.