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How Andre Branch earned a reported $27 million contract, in five gifs

Andre Branch can get to the quarterback. But he can also set the edge.
Andre Branch can get to the quarterback. But he can also set the edge. adiaz@miamiherald.com

Andre Branch signed a show-me contract before the 2016 season, and proceeded to do just that.

Branch, who reportedly agreed to a three-year, $27 million deal to remain in Miami, didn’t have “wow” stats last year (49 tackles, 5.5 sacks). But he was consistently solid, and probably benefited from a very soft free agent class of defensive ends.

More importantly, he made himself indispensable to the Dolphins.

Why?

Let’s take a closer look at Branch’s game, courtesy of Dolphins blogger Max Himmelrich.

Long, limber, high motor. Those are all words to describe Andre Branch.

And one more: Wealthy.

Adam H. Beasley: 305-376-3565, @AdamHBeasley

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