Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 3/4/13

MIAMI - SEPTEMBER 21: Defensive end Randy Starks #94 of the Miami Dolphins celebrates with teammates after a PAT after a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts at Land Shark Stadium on September 21, 2009 in Miami, Florida. The Colts defeated the Dolphins 27-23. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
Jason La Canfora reports that league sources have informed him that the Miami Dolphins are expected to franchise DT Randy Starks at some point today. La Canfora adds that Miami is trying to negotiate contracts with their other impending free agents like OT Jake Long, RB Reggie Bush, WR Brian Hartline and CB Sean Smith, but they’re unlikely to use the tag on these players. Starks, 29, would receive a one-year guaranteed contract of $8.45 million if franchised, but that’s apparently not something he’s interested in. “I want to be a Dolphin!!! Not just for one more year…,” tweeted Starks Sunday night. “Discount yea clearance rack heck no! I want to be here and finish here!“ We have Starks listed as the No. 16 best available player in our Top 50 Free Agents list. The post Dolphins Expected To Franchise DT Randy Starks? appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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