Dolphins sign John Denney to contract extension

The Miami Dolphins have signed long snapper John Denney to a contract extension through the 2016 season.

The deal averages $1.2 million per season.

The 6-foot-5, 255-pound Denney enters his ninth season in the NFL, all with the Dolphins.

In his career, he has played in 128 consecutive games, which places second all-time in Dolphin history. Denney has amassed 34 special teams tackles, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery over his career. He originally joined the Dolphins as a undrafted free agent following the 2005 NFL draft.

Denney played collegiately at Brigham Young where he was a three-year letter winner at defensive end, appearing in 32 games with 29 starts, while also serving as the Cougars long-snapper.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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