MIAMI — Safety Reshad Jones has signed a contract extension through 2017, the Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday.
NFL.com and ProFootballTalk.com reported the four-year extension was worth $29.285 million ($15 million guaranteed), placing Jones among the league’s top paid safeties.
The 6-1, 215-pound Jones is entering his fourth season with the Dolphins. He had 94 tackles and a team-high four interceptions last season.
Jones has amassed 170 tackles, six interceptions, four sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 45 career games (30 starts). He was Miami’s fifth-round selection (163rd overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft.
Jones was a three-year letter winner and two-year starter at Georgia, where he finished his college career with 206 total tackles with 10 tackles for a loss.