Even as the Dolphins have reworked their linebacker corps this week, there is seemingly still a desire to acquire more defensive pressure players via free agency, as the team is reportedly hosting Falcons defensive end John Abraham.
With Michael Bennett opting to sign in Seattle, Abraham, a 13-year veteran, is visiting the Dolphins, the Sun-Sentinel’s Chris Perkins reports.
— Chris Perkins (@chrisperk) March 15, 2013
Abraham, 34, was one of the New York Jets’ four first-round picks in the 2000 draft — along with former Dolphins QB Chad Pennington — and spent six seasons in New York before moving to Atlanta. He was an All-Pro selection three times (2001, 2008, 2010), recording 122 sacks and forcing 42 fumbles in his career. Still an effective pass rusher, Abraham had another double-digit sack season in 2012, finishing with 10.
UPDATE: The Palm Beach Post’s Ben Volin reports that Abraham did NOT visit with the Dolphins.
Source close to DE John Abraham says he has NOT visited the #Dolphins, contrary to a report that he has
— Ben Volin (@BenVolinPBP) March 15, 2013
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