MIAMI — Former New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams running back Sony Michel has actually accepted a one-year handle the Miami Dolphins, a league source informed ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler on Monday, including another name to a currently deep backfield.
The offer deserves $2.1 million, the source stated.
Michel, 27, will be the 3rd running back to sign with Miami this offseason, signing up with Raheem Mostert and Chase Edmonds. The Dolphins currently have Myles Gaskin on their lineup, and they tendered Salvon Ahmed, too.
The Dolphins might utilize an increase to their hurrying offense after completing 30th in hurrying lawns in 2021. They likewise completed with the third-fewest typical lawns prior to contact and the seventh-fewest typical lawns after contact in the league.
Miami has actually invested a bulk of its resources this offseason on enhancing its offense under first-year coach Mike McDaniel, consisting of finalizing offensive deal with Terron Armstead and trading for pass receiver Tyreek Hill.
In 5 seasons as the San Francisco 49ers’ run video game planner, McDaniel’s offenses ran for the 11th-most lawns in the league. Last season, McDaniel’s very first as offending planner, the 49ers were seventh in the league in hurrying and 5th in efforts.
Michel hurried for 845 lawns and scored 5 goals (4 hurrying, one getting) for the Super Bowl-champ Rams last season.
They obtained him from the Patriots in August for 5th- and sixth-round choices in the 2022 draft. He filled a significant requirement for the Rams after Cam Akers tore an Achilles tendon prior to training school.
Michel played moderately up until he moved into the beginning lineup in December following an injury to Darrell Henderson Jr. Michel hurried for more than 100 lawns two times that month and had another video game in which he had 92 lawns hurrying. Michel’s function in the postseason lessened as Akers returned from his injury to recover his beginning function.
The Patriots chosen Michel with the 31st general choice in the 2018 draft out of Georgia. They had actually decreased the fifth-year choice on his novice agreement last May.
In 3 seasons with the Patriots, he hurried for 2,292 lawns and 14 goals.
This will be a homecoming of sorts for Michel, who was a luxury running back at American Heritage School, approximately 20 miles from Hard Rock Stadium.