Good move by the Dolphins as it shows you his value. It's a well-deserved raise for a player who was an undrafted free agent. It's a reward for hard work and refining his skills.
Daniel Oyefusi (Miami Herald) wrote:
The Dolphins placed a second-round tender on restricted free agent cornerback Nik Needham, the team announced Friday, likely keeping the versatile nickelback in Miami for another season.
The tender will pay Needham, 25, about $3.9 million in 2022 – a sizable increase from his $850,000 salary in 2021. The Dolphins will have the opportunity to match any offer from another team by the April 22 deadline. The inquiring team would have to give the Dolphins a second-round pick as compensation.
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