Published On: Wed, Aug 29th, 2012

HBO’s Hard Knocks had an inside look on the Vontae Davis trade

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By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer

HBO’s Hard Knocks show on the Miami Dolphins showed recent segments on the recent Vontae Davis trade.

Vontae Davis (Getty Images)

Davis was recently traded from the Dolphins to the Indianapolis Colts. In the Tuesday episode, it revealed that Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson offered a fifth and sixth round picks.

After Dolphins General Manager Jeff Ireland turned down the fifth and sixth round picks, Grigson offered a third round pick, which was also turned down. Davis was traded to the Colts on Sunday for a second round pick and a conditional six round pick in 2013.

Davis was reportedly out of shape when he arrived to camp and failed to impress the new coaching staff. He was reportedly on the roster bubble when he was traded, as Richard Marshall was expected to take his starting job.

Davis will make $957,500 this year, then $1.136 million during the 2013 season. He will become a free agent after the 2013 season.

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- Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher for The Capital Sports Report. He has covered local and national events, including numerous Heisman Trophy ceremonies, two Little League World Series, and the Army-Navy college football game.