2017 NFL free agents: Top 5 players Dolphins should still consider

Erik Walden has quality experience on his record. (Getty Images)

The Dolphins have wrapped up the majority of their free agent shopping, but vice president Mike Tannenbaum said recently the roster is still up for discussion and Miami will continue to pursue players that make sense.

With that said, here are five free agents that look like they’re worth the Dolphins’ consideration:

DT Johnathan Hankins
Hankins, 25, was one of the better defensive line talents on the market this year, but hasn’t reached a deal. He has been negotiating with the Giants to stay in New York, though they seem unenthusiastic about his $10-million-per-year asking price. If he wants a one-year deal to play alongside Ndamukong Suh, the Dolphins might go for that.

CB Darrelle Revis
It’s still hard to get a read on what Revis has left and what salary he can command at 31. He was a Pro Bowl corner for the Jets in 2015 before becoming a nightmare last season. Adam Gase said last week the Dolphins would still like to add a cornerback.

LB Zach Brown
The Dolphins want Brown, and he has interested in signing with them, but the numbers haven’t matched. He’s visiting the Redskins today as part of his ongoing tour. Miami vice president Mike Tannenbaum declined to discuss where the team stands with him.

LB Erik Walden
Walden, 31, spent the last four seasons with Indianapolis and has been a starting outside linebackerr since 2011. He had 42 tackles and 11 sacks last season. He was with the Dolphins from 2008 through ’10 before his breakthrough with Green Bay.

CB Nickell Robey-Coleman
It’s been an up-down-career for Robey-Coleman already. He made it to the league as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He latched on with Buffalo for a couple seasons before falling out of favor last year, and the team released him a month ago.

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