Dwayne Allen is reuniting with Brian Flores in South Florida.
The Miami Dolphins signed the historical Fresh England Patriots tight raze to a two-yr, $7 million deal, a source told NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport on Saturday. The crew later confirmed the signing.
Allen become once launched by the Patriots on Monday after spending two seasons with the membership. Earlier than joining Miami, the tight raze had obtained passion from the Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears and Seattle Seahawks.
Essentially old as a blocking tight raze in Fresh England whereas Snatch Gronkowski conducted both roles, Allen left the Pats with lawful 13 receptions with 113 yards and a touchdown.
Allen become yet again of a receiving risk with the Indianapolis Colts, with whom he spent the main 5 seasons of his career. With Indy, Allen logged 126 receptions for 1,451 yards and 19 TDs.
In Miami, Allen will pair with 2d-yr tight raze Mike Gesicki and figures to play a equivalent role to the one he loved in Fresh England. For the rebuilding Dolphins below a main-yr head coach in Flores, Allen would possibly perchance well restful additionally provide a common venerable presence.
Here are the diversified transactions rate monitoring from Saturday:
1. Chris Banjo is staying in Fresh Orleans. The protection and special teamer agreed to phrases with the Saints on a three-yr extension rate as much as $9 million, a source told Rapoport. Banjo become once an impending unrestricted free agent.
Since joining the Saints in Nov. 2016, Banjo hasn’t missed a sport, recording 14 full tackles, four passes defensed and three picks in two-plus seasons within the Bayou.