Dolphins To Sign RB Sony Michel: Another Piece Of The Offseason Backfield Makeover. In addition to the signings of tight end

Dwayne Allen and running back Frank Gore, the Dolphins are set to add another veteran piece to their backfield with this reported

deal with former Patriots’ first-round pick Sony Michel. Michel will be 26 when the 2019 season begins, after which he’ll be due for

unrestricted free agency. As such, it makes sense that Miami would target him on a short-term deal like this one, allowing them to

keep an eye on him and possibly give him an extension at some point down the line, should he produce as expected in South

Beach.  This week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Michel would visit with Dolphins’ brass. The visit has happened and now

Michel will join Kenyan Drake as new additions to Miami’s backfield. The former Patriots first-round pick was used a lot as a

pass catcher in New England, which should make him a good fit for Adam Gase’s system. He also ran 4.54 40-yard dash at 222

pounds during his combine workout in 2018 so he won’t be just a catch threat out of the backfield but can do some damage in

between the tackles as well. (click to expand) The Dolphins didn’t wait long after releasing Frank Gore before

adding another running back to their backfield. After landing Josh Rosen earlier today, they are bringing in former Patriots running

back Sony Michel on a one-year deal according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network (on Twitter). It’s not yet clear how much money is