DAVIE–The Dolphins held their annual end-of-season press conference this afternoon, and one of the most significant topics is what they plan to do with standout receiver Jarvis Landry and safety Reshad Jones.
They each have one season remaining on their current deals, Landry at $1.1 and Jones at $8 million, and either could be a holdout risk or a possible 2018 departure if the team doesn’t extend them this offseason.
“We want to take care of our own and take care of our locker room,” said Mike Tannenbaum, Miami’s executive vice president of football operations, responding to a question about those two players’ future with the organization. “We’re gonna try to lean heavily toward keeping our own and developing our guys here. We are in lock step of that being our approach.”
Gase has called Landry the Dolphins’ best offensive player, and he topped 1,100 receiving yards for the second straight year while going for 94 catches, 1,136 yards and four touchdowns. No player in NFL history had more receptions (288) in their first three seasons than Landry, who is fresh off his 24th birthday.
Jones, who turns 29 next month, made the Pro Bowl in 2015 and was off to an excellent start last year before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. He is expected to be healthy for the start of next season.
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