Dolphins kicker Sanders signs $22 million deal through 2026

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FILE – Miami Dolphins place kicker Jason Sanders (7) celebrates with teammates after kicking the game-winning field goal during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders in Las Vegas, in this Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, file photo. Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders has signed a $22 million extension through 2026. The deal announced Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 includes $10 million guaranteed. (AP Photo/Jeff Bottari, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders has a new contract to go with his All-Pro status.

Sanders, the Dolphins’ leader in career field goal percentage, signed a $22 million extension through 2026. The deal announced Tuesday includes $10 million guaranteed.

Sanders was chosen All-Pro after tying the franchise’s single-season points record with 144 in 2020. His 36 field goals made ranked second in the NFL and second in Dolphins history, and his field goal rate of 92% was a team record.

His career totals are 77 of 89 for 87%. Sanders was a seventh-round pick by Miami in 2018.

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