NT Dontari Poe concludes visit with Miami Dolphins without a deal

Nose tackle Dontari Poe (92) of the Kansas City Chiefs passes to tight end Demetrius Harris for a touchdown against Denver last Christmas. (Photo by Jason Hanna/Getty Images)

Free-agent nose tackle Dontari Poe met with the Dolphins on Wednesday but it ended without an agreement.

Poe is seeking a one-year deal but won’t come cheap to whichever team lands him. Poe, 26, has now visited with the Colts, Falcons and Dolphins and the next stop on his tour is expected to be with the Raiders.

Often when the Dolphins bring in free agents, if there’s serious interest on both sides, they won’t let them leave Davie without a contract. Still, Poe was reportedly excited about the possibility of joining the Dolphins and the Dolphins appear intrigued with the possibility of fielding a defensive line of Poe and Ndamukong Suh at tackle and Cameron Wake and Andre Branch at end.

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Poe had 27 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a touchdown pass for the Chiefs last season, and most observers expected him to get a monster contract this offseason. Spotrac calculated his market value contract at five years, $60.6 million. On the sobering side, his 27 tackles were a career low despite starting all 16 games and he has managed just 2.5 total sacks the past two years after registering six in 2014.

Poe is a 6-foot-3, 346-pounder from Memphis taken 11th overall by Kansas City in 2012.

He made the Pro Bowl in 2013 and 2014 and was second-team All-Pro in 2013.

He is best known for the Christmas Day game against Denver, when the Chiefs led 27-10 late and inserted Poe on offense. The whole stadium knew something was up when Poe went rambling into the offensive huddle, but nobody could have expected Poe to get the ball, then throw a jump-pass to tight end Demetrius Harris for a 2-yard touchdown. Coach Andy Reid said the play is called “Bloated Tebow Pass.”

On NBC, analyst Cris Collinsworth said, “If Harris would have dropped that ball we would have all killed him. What a play. You may see that about ten million times the rest of your life.”

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