Miami was so taken with free agent defensive back Richard
Marshall, they wouldn’t let him leave town without an
Marshall broke the news on his Twitter page Wednesday, a
day after his visit with the Dolphins.
Just agreed with the
dolphins on a 3 yr deal they made me stay in Miami
— Richard Marshall (@TheMarshall31) March
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,
Marshall’s three-year deal with the Dolphins is worth $16
The Arizona Cardinals initially expressed interest in re-
signing Marshall, but when given the chance to counter
Miami’s offer, the team passed.
— Richard Marshall (@TheMarshall31)
Marshall provided great flexibility and depth to the
Cardinals’ secondary. The 27-year-old veteran’s departure
is a significant blow to a much improved pass defense last
season. He started nine games and nabbed four
interceptions for the Cardinals in 2011.