Cameron Wake, arguably the best NFL pass rusher amongst Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware, has been absent so far throughout Dolphins traning camps. Wake, who became an elite NFL pass rusher after the Dolphins signed him out of the Canadian Football League in 2009, hasn’t been able to reach a new deal with the team, though Miami officials have repeatedly told him they would adjust his contract to fall in line with his performance. Wake is due to make just $650,000 next season on the four-year deal he signed out of the CFL, and the front office is well aware of his desire for a new contract in the near future.
Wake had seven sacks as a situational performer in 2009, and he has a team-high 32 sacks in the past three seasons. He reached the Pro Bowl in 2010 with 16 sacks, and last season, he had an aggregate of 90 sacks, quarterback hits, quarterback pressures and holding penalties drawn, according to ProFootballFocus — by far most in the NFL. Wake had outplayed Chicago Bears’ DE Julius Peppers, who makes $14 million per season, being 2nd in the league behind Wake in the previously stated stats above.
He has publicly performed and shined throughout his short NFL career as an elite NFL pass rusher. There is no doubt in my mind that this is just a minor mis step, and Cameron Wake WILL be payed by the Miami Dolphins. He is the image and icon of Miami’s signature defense, and will return to the NFL in the aqua and orange for the 2012 season.
Written By – Jack Knighton- AFC East Writer
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