Brent Grimes Signs 1 Year Deal with the Dolphins

Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE

You may have heard a deafening sound this morning coming from the lungs of screaming Browns fans as news broke that highly coveted Free Agent Cornerback Brent Grimes has signed a one year deal with the Miami Dolphins. I can only speak for myself when I say that I am a little disappointed but at the same time, as I'll point out below, there were some considerable risks both financially and health wise that the Browns obviously considered and weighed heavily.

The news was broke earlier today by Adam Schefter:

Recently, I discussed the cautions of signing an already aging free agent coming off of Achilles injury in my article: Browns' Free Agent Targer: Brent Grimes - Hercules or Achillies? I had discussed how a Duke Medical study showed that the productivity of said athletes usually dips dramatically following the injury and that these types of athletes have a hard time staying on the field.

That didn't stop Miami, in fact they were willing to pay him big cash to find out just how good or how much worse he may really be:

Here is a transcript from Omar Kelly, beat writer for the Miami Sun Sentinel, as he recaps some quotes from Brent Grimes interview today:

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