In a league where the role of the traditional fullback has waned in significance, the Miami Dolphins have defied the trend by solidifying their commitment to the position.
The Dolphins have reached a substantial agreement with fullback Alec Ingold, securing his talents for an additional three years.
Alec Ingold’s extension deal, valued at a potential $17.2 million, has been reported by NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero.
Ingold, who initially entered the NFL as an undrafted prospect in 2019, and made a name for himself during his tenure with the Raiders, after three seasons there, he joined the Dolphins.
The initial two-year contract Ingold inked with Miami as a free-agent in 2022 was reportedly worth $6.5 million.
Ingold notably participated in every game for the Dolphins last year, contributing in under half of the team’s snaps.
FB Alec Ingold destroys a Packers linebacker on this Wilson touchdown run: pic.twitter.com/f7PI4Jivyf
— Fullback Watch (@FullbackWatch) December 25, 2022
In his career, Ingold ran 21 times for a total of 30 yards, adding 43 receptions for 344 yards. He also scored five total touchdowns.
While the role of the traditional fullback has diminished across the NFL landscape, the Dolphins’ investment in Alec Ingold underscores their unique approach to team composition.