JACKSONVILLE, FL - FILE: Brandon Marshall #19 of the Miami Dolphins runs after making a reception during the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on August 21, 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida. Brandon Marshall of the Miami Dolphins was stabbed April 22, 2011 and his wife, Michi Nogami-Marshall, 26, was arrested on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Why did the Dolphins trade away their top wide receiver?
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall was traded Tuesday afternoon by the Miami Dolphins to the Chicago Bears for a pair of third round draft picks, according to Fox Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer.
Major scoopage! The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms of a trade w Miami for pro bowl WR Brandon Marshall in exchange for 2 third-rounders.
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) March 13, 2012
The move reunites Marshall with his former Denver Bronco quarterback Jay Cutler in Chicago. The trade is a bit surprising, but Marshall has had difficulties in getting along with coaches and other teammates while in Miami so this is obviously the Dolphins moving in a new direction. Reggie Wayne is one receiver that some have floated out as a target in free agency.
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