Ronnie Brown misses out on $500,000 bonus by 16 yards

Talk about a lousy way to ring in the New Year.

Ronnie BrownICONThere's a good chance that Sunday's game at New England was the last time we'll see Brown in a Dolphins uniform.

Miami Dolphins soon-to-be free agent running back Ronnie Brown entered Sunday’s Week 17 matchup with the New England Patriots needing just 30 rushing yards to earn a $500,000 incentive, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Brown’s contract called for the bonus if the veteran running back could amass 750 yards on the ground this season.

Rushing for 30+ yards was a feat Brown had accomplished in 11 games this season and 32 times in his last 39 outings. But after receiving just six carries for a total of 14 yards Sunday afternoon, Brown fell 16 yards shy of cashing a check worth half a million dollars.

Do you think the former Auburn Tiger is more pissed off that he missed out on the bonus or that his team got waxed 38-7 to close out a disappointing 7-9 season?

For all you conspiracy theorists out there, Brown received all six of his carries during the first half of Sunday’s game.

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