Merritt was one of Miami’s top performers during training camp, and he contributed in three games his first two seasons. Practice squad players become unrestricted free agents at the end of the season, and signing futures contracts, which are minimum-salary-based deals, virtually allows them to train with an organization in the offseason. However, it doesn’t guarantee a training camp spot.
Could a return home to New York be in store for former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores? The New York Giants are expected to interview Flores, according to an ESPN Friday report. Flores, a Brooklyn native, has already been interviewed by the Chicago Bears for their head coaching vacancy and is a name that has been mentioned in connection to the Houston Texans’ opening, as well.
Reggie McKenzie interviewed for the GM opening Thursday, the team announced. mark class="hl_orange">Reggie McKenzie</mark> Title: Miami Dolphins senior personnel executive Age: 58 Experience Before joining the Dolphins in 2019, McKenzie spent seven seasons as the Oakland Raiders general manager. He was named the Sporting News and PFWA executive of the year in 2016 after a 12-4 playoff season that included seven players making the Pro Bowl.