Dolphins Release DE Holliday

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Defensive end Vonnie Holliday has been released after four seasons with the Miami Dolphins, who have lost three defensive starters this offseason.

At 33, Holliday was the Dolphins' second-oldest player. He
started 15 games for the AFC East champions in 2008 and led the
team's defensive linemen with 46 tackles. He was third on the team
with 3.5 sacks.

Holliday was scheduled to make $2.8 million in base salary in
2009 and was due a $1.5 million roster bonus Tuesday.

He started at end in the Dolphins' 3-4 scheme last year.

Miami has also lost free safety Renaldo Hill and cornerback
Andre Goodman, who both signed with Denver as unrestricted free