The Miami Dolphins have signed Houston Texans defensive end Earl Mitchell, who will replace Paul Soliai.
With the Dolphins losing defensive tackle Paul Soliai to the Falcons, they’ve reportedly replaced him quickly with former Texans defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, signing him to a four-year, $16 million deal, according to various reports.
Soliai got a richer deal, signing a reported contract worth five years and $33 million with Atlanta, but Miami gets a younger player (Mitchell is 26 years old compared to the 30-year-old Soliai).
Here received a congratulatory tweet from famous Houston sports reporter John McClain.
Congrats to Earl Mitchell. Good guy, hard worker who’s cashed in with Miami. He’ll be a solid player who can be counted on.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 12, 2014
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