Kreutz considersOlin Kreutz fits in as a Bear, but can he swim like a Dolphin?
The Pro Bowl center is flying
to Miami to work out a deal
From staff and wire reports
Kreutz might be playing with the Miami Dolphins next season, according to reports by ESPN.com, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune.
Kreutz is scheduled to fly from Hawaii to Miami today to discuss a six-year deal reported to be worth more than $25 million. If the free agent signs, he would become the highest-paid NFL center.
The former St. Louis School and Washington standout was selected to the Pro Bowl this year after helping Chicago to a 13-3 record and a spot in the playoffs.
Kreutz was also offered a six-year deal by the Bears, reportedly worth $22.5 million.
Other teams, including the expansion Houston Texans and the San Francisco 49ers, have been interested in signing Kreutz.
"We've been talking about a lot of different things," Kreutz's agent, Mark Bartelstein, said in the Sun-Times. "Now it comes down to the fact Olin has to make a big decision.
"Olin's just not sure what he wants to do yet. A lot is up in the air and we have to play this thing out."
Kreutz, who turns 25 in June, will be starting his fifth NFL season this fall.
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