Kenny Stills Re-Signs with Dolphins on 4-Year Contract

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After a successful 2016 season with the Miami Dolphins, wide receiver Kenny Stills is returning to the team with a new contract, the Dolphins announced.

NFL insider Rand Getlin first reported Stills was headed back to South Beach on Wednesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter confirmed the news and reported on the financial terms:

Stills had arguably his best season last year with the Dolphins, helping the franchise reach the postseason for the first time since 2008. He was a home run with 17.3 yards per reception, which ranked third in the NFL, and nine touchdowns on 42 receptions.

It also marked Stills’ first season as a full-time starter since coming to the NFL. He was largely unheralded coming out of Oklahoma in 2013, lasting until the fifth round in the draft before the New Orleans Saints finally scooped him up.

After two successful years in New Orleans, including a league-leading 20 yards per reception as a rookie, he was traded to the Dolphins. Switching quarterbacks from Drew Brees to Ryan Tannehill didn’t cause a decrease in his performance.