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Dolphins | Bowens Release a Step Towards Retirement

Updating ongoing reports, according to, the Miami Dolphins recent release of DT Tim Bowens (back) is the first step for the defensive tackle to retire as a Dolphin, according to head coach Nick Saban. "Tim talked to me and said he wanted to retire as a Dolphin, and we wanted to accommodate his request," Saban said. "Today's transaction is a procedural method to allow him to do that…We want to thank him for his contributions to the Dolphins and we're looking forward to maintaining a close relationship with him in the future." Dolphins LB Zach Thomas said Bowens would be missed. "I am going to miss him," Thomas said. "He helped me make a lot of plays."

2005-06-08 18:41:09 | Source:

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