Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 4/10/12

As if the Miami Dolphins don’t have enough problems, their top defensive player Cameron Wake is holding out for a new contract. Wake, a former CFL star turned NFL beast, isn’t happy with his contract and wants to get paid.

Wake is a steal at $650,000 and he knows it. Don’t count on him to think being in the NFL is enough; he has shown he belongs in the elite pass rushing category.

The Pro Bowler in 2010 with 14 sacks has been one of the few lone stars in Miami.  The Dolphins plucked the unknown star in 2009 out of the Canadian Football League, giving him $4.9 million over four years, including $1 million guaranteed.

However, his production has surpassed his current contract and the defensive end/outside linebacker has 122 tackles and 28 sacks in three NFL seasons. Wake fully intends not to report until he gets a new deal, and after flirting with Peyton Manning, he and his agents know the Dolphins have the cash.


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