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.
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.