Cornerback Byron Maxwell, one of the various Ringo Starrs of the Legion of Boom to get paid big money elsewhere, is getting a chance to double dip. Per a league source, the Dolphins have released Maxwell. They tried to trade him before making the move, but found no takers. The fact that the move came a week before the trade deadline means he’ll instantly become a free agent. And the termination pay provision of the labor deal means he’ll be able to collect the balance of his $8.5 million base salary as termination pay, and then to sign with another team and keep whatever he makes there.
Dolphins release Byron Maxwell
Pro Football Talk | Oct 24