Despite being the highest paid player on the Miami Dolphins, Ndamukong Suh is preparing for the 2015 training camp at his own pace.
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The Miami Dolphins organization and players are not opposing All-Pro DT Ndamukong Suh’s decision to skip voluntary team workouts.
Suh, who the Miami Dolphins signed in free agency for $114 million with $60 million guaranteed, briefly appeared at the start of the Dolphins’ offseason training program but did not work out with the team and has decided to work out on his own prior to the start of training camp in July.
Dolphins DT A. J. Francis told the Palm Beach Post that members of the team are not holding it against Suh for deciding to train on his own at his personal gym.
“He came the first couple of days, we ran and he did his thing,” Francis said. “He went back to where he trains at. But that’s what he does. He’s the best d-lineman in the league so if he wants to train somewhere else that’s his prerogative. And nobody can tell him otherwise.”
The Dolphins front office has made no comments about his absence, which heavily implies their willingness to let Suh do as he pleases prior to the opening of mandatory training camp.
Suh was the No. 2 overall pick by the Detroit Lions in 2010, recording 10.0 sacks as a rookie en route to Defensive Rookie of the Year, Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors. In five seasons with the team, Suh recorded 36 sacks, over 200 tackles and appeared in 78 out of 80 games.