There's no word yet except for the below quote below on the details of the restructure. There has been talk that the Dolphins have wanted to free up some cap space by restructuring his $7 million base salary w/incentives before the season began. Mission accomplished.
Dolphins Wire (USA Today) wrote:
But some Dolphins fans noticed on Friday night that there was an extra move made by Miami — one that flew nearly completely under the radar. It wasn’t on the league’s transactions summary. It wasn’t formerly reported anywhere of significance initially, either. But when you visit the Dolphins’ team site and review their team transactions, sure enough, the move is listed.https://dolphinswire.usatoday.com/2021/ ... -mckinney/
“LB Benardrick McKinney restructured his contract.”
Those sneaky Dolphins. The team buried it in their transactions log, almost as if it were a video game easter egg — only for the most thorough to stumble upon.