Despite playing in just 13 games last season, Wilson still managed to set new career-highs across the board while working out of the slot for the Chiefs.
All other members of the eight-man 2014 draft class, including wide receiver Jarvis Landry, the second-round pick who is expected to be traded to the Cleveland Browns, and guard Billy Turner, the third-round pick who was cut last season, are gone.
Wilson set career-highs in catches (42), yards (554) and touchdowns (3) a year ago with the Kansas City Chiefs.More news: Met issues depression warning off Kerala coast, fishermen warned
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For his career, Wilson averages 12.5 yards per catch, while Landry is at 10.1.
It's not free agency if the Dolphins aren't churning their roster in weird ways, and this year featured another case of Miami getting rid of a player it drafted and developed and replacing him with a player they signed in free agency. Reserve safety Walt Aikens discussed re-signing with Miami and is likely to reach a deal, a person familiar with the negotiations said. Last year, Wilson had a cap hit of $1.8 million, so you can imagine he's quite happy with his new payday.
The Chicago Bears also reportedly have a strong interest in Wilson. Aikens typically doesn't play much from scrimmage but he's been a valuable special teams player during his four years with Miami.