Suh is also 31 years old and was unable to elevate a Miami defense that finished 16th in yards allowed and 29th in points allowed last season into the league's upper echelon.
The Dolphins are moving on from Suh and Timmons as they continue their attempt at a culture change - a plan that already led to the trades of wide receiver Jarvis Landry last week and running back Jay Ajayi in October.
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He was named to four Pro Bowls while receiving an fantastic three First-Team All-Pro nods during those five initial seasons.
Suh's release is anticipated unless he agrees to a significant contract restructuring, which is unlikely. National Football League rosters can turnover quickly, but how much time does head coach Adam Gase have to see the culture change through?
Even so, Miami will be faced with dead cap hits of $9.1 million each of the next two years, per OverTheCap.com. That link is Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who was the Lions' head coach when Suh played there.
According to ESPN's Jeff Darlington, Suh is to be released from the team, with a formal release that may happen on Wednesday. The Dolphins made the playoffs just once with Suh on their roster, and the defensive tackle posted declining sack totals of 6, 5 and 4.5. "Suh was a guy they deemed had to go, and now he's expected to go".