Today the Miami Dolphins announced that they have terminated the contract of two players, waived 18 others, and acquired versatile offensive lineman Pat McQuistan from the Cowboys for an undisclosed draft pick.
There are some definite surprises here, starting with the fact that TE David Martin, re-signed midway through training camp, has had his contract terminated. The team can, of course, bring him back early in the regular season, which could change the amount of guaranteed money that he is owed.
Time to get down and dirty. As we continue to countdown the roster, we move from the pass-catchers of the 80’s to some of the men up front. Get in your three-point stance and wrap your knuckles, let’s meet the men of the 70’s…
#79: Ikaika Alama-Francis: Without a doubt, Francis has one of the most fascinating back stories on this team: His father Joe was Bart Starr’s backup for the Packers during the early parts of his career and was part of Vince Lombari’s first Packers team in 1959.