Jarvis Landry, Miami Dolphins working to make a deal

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry catches a touchdown pass over Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ryan Smith at Hard Rock Stadium. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins and Jarvis Landry’s camp have exchanged contract proposals, a positive development in both sides’ desire to get a deal done, according to a league source.

Landry wants to stay with the Dolphins. The Dolphins want Landry to stay long-term.

And Landry is in line for a big raise.

After all, he leads the NFL in catches with 103. Antonio Brown and Larry Fitzgerald have 101. Michael Thomas (of the Saints) has 98.

Landry has also blown by the NFL record for most receptions in the first four years of a career, with 391, ahead of Anquan Boldin (342) and Larry Fitzgerald (330).

The news that Landry and the Dolphins had exchanged contract proposals was reported earlier Thursday by ESPN’s Josina Anderson.

How much will it cost? Well, of course, that’s the rub.

The Dolphins have gotten incredible production from Landry at the cost of a second-round draft choice.

Here are some of the pending Dolphins free agents who made more than Landry’s $869,000 this season: Koa Misi, Jermon Bushrod, Nate Allen, John Denney and Sam Young.

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Landry, of course, wants to cash in. Of course he’d love to be paid along the lines of A.J. Green ($15 million per season).

Conversely, it would make sense for the Dolphins to view T.Y. Hilton ($13 million per season) as a fair comparable.

What does that tell us? That perhaps a reasonable 4- or 5-year deal can be struck in that range, considering, of course, Miami will need to take into account a projected salary cap raise from $167 million to $174-178 million.

What if the Dolphins and Landry agreed to a 4- or 5-year deal worth between $13-$14 million per season?

Would that be fair to all involved? It sure seems like it.

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