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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Turner signs one-year contract

By Rich Cimini

WR Patrick Turner, set to become a restricted free agent on March 13, signed a one-year, $875,000 contract, a source confirmed.

Turner will earn $615,000 in base pay, plus a $250,000 signing bonus and a $10,000 workout bonus.

The 6-foot-5 Turner, originally a third-round pick of the Dolphins in 2009, caught eight passes for 96 yards and a touchdown last season. His touchdown came late in the final regular-season game after replacing Santonio Holmes, who was benched because he was jawing with teammates. He also contributed on special teams.

Turner was a teammate of Mark Sanchez at USC.