Dolphins sign Xavien Howard, making him NFL’s highest-paid cornerback

According to a league source, Howard, who had been pushing for an extension all offseason, received a five-year deal that will pay him $76.5 million. The deal includes $46 million in guaranteed money, and makes him the team’s highest-paid player. He will receive $51 million over the first three years of the deal, which averages out to $17 million a season.