MIAMI — Linebacker Karlos Dansby is cashing in on free agency with the Miami Dolphins.
Dansby agreed to a $43 million, five-year deal with Miami on Friday, a person familiar with the negotiations said.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins didn't announce an agreement. The contract includes $22 million guaranteed.
One of the big prizes on this year's market, Dansby needed only one visit on the first day of free agency to land a contract, and it was to Miami. Dansby played inside linebacker last season for Arizona and can also play outside linebacker.
The Dolphins also terminated the contracts of disgruntled outside linebacker Joey Porter, inside linebacker Akin Ayodele and free safety Gibril Wilson.