DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -The Miami Dolphins have signed Ricky Williams to a one-year contract extension through the 2009-10 season.
Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said Sunday that the team wanted to keep the 31-year-old running back so ``he didn't become a free agent'' after this season.
Williams won the NFL's rushing title in 2002 before flunking the league's substance abuse test five times, announcing an early retirement and torpedoing the Dolphins franchise as they've missed the playoffs a franchise-record six straight seasons.
The Dolphins, coming off a 1-15 season, are hoping that Williams can return to his star form - and fulfill his contract.

Recent NFL Discussions

Football Newsletters Week 8 on Thu, Oct 2016 by Blade
Thursday Nite Madness on Thu, Oct 2016 by BamaHater
what a line change min b kickoff on Thu, Oct 2016 by Timmy1961
Carolina Wise Guy CFB & NHL Picks 10/20 on Thu, Oct 2016 by CarolinaWiseGuy
pro, coll, and mlb plays on Thu, Oct 2016 by Timmy1961

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Saints vs. Chiefs Pick Will the combined score fall under the total on Sunday afternoon when the Chiefs host the Saints at 1:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Pack's secondary littered with woes right now Entering tonight’s divisional showdown with the Bears, the Packers have more to worry about than just Aaron Rodgers’ shockingly ordinary play of late.
Thumbnail Ravens vs. Jets Pick With a change at quarterback, will the New York Jets be able to post some offense against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday?
Thumbnail Bills vs. Dolphins Pick Can the Buffalo Bills continue their win streak when they hit the road this Sunday to face the Miami Dolphins at 1PM...
Thumbnail Raiders vs. Jaguars Pick Will the Raiders and Jaguars combine to score enough points in Jacksonville on Sunday to push the score over the total?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages