Stills, who first joined the Dolphins in the spring of 2015 in a trade with the New Orleans Saints, led the team last season with nine touchdown receptions.
Dolphins Head Coach Gase offered a progress report on Tannehill during the AFC coaches breakfast at the NFL owners meetings, and it was about as positive as it could get.
The philosophy involves a combination of rewarding players for their hard — and productive — work while also keeping proven commodities.
For Owner Stephen Ross, perhaps the biggest reason for optimism moving forward is the people he has in place to run the football operations and the way they work together.
The Dolphins owner not only attended the University of Michigan, he’s also the biggest donor in the history of the school. So, yes, he’s a big fan of the school.