Dolphins Sign Jordan
DE Dion Jordan
DE Dion Jordan
Associate Editor
Posted Jul 20, 2013

The Dolphins will have all their draft picks on hand Sunday when they hold their first practice of training camp, ensuring that with the signing of first-round choice Dion Jordan on Saturday.

According to NFL reporter Aaron Wilson, Jordan signed a five-year deal that includes offset language. In return, the Dolphins gave Jordan more upfront money.

It was similar to the deal signed last year by first-round pick Ryan Tannehill, although Tannehill didn't sign until the night of the first practice.

The third overall pick in the 2013 draft, Jordan was a two-time All-Pac-12 Conference selection. He recorded 121 tackles, 14.5 sacks and 29 tackles for loss at Oregon.

Jordan is expected to play a key role as a pass rusher for the Dolphins as a rookie, even though he's not likely to being in the starting lineup.

The previous rookie to sign had been third-round pick Dallas Thomas on June 14.

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