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Dolphins pick up fifth-year option on Tunsil

Former first-round draft pick signed through 2020 season

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Danny Amendola runs after a catch, along with offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, in the first quarter against the Houston Texans, Oct. 25, 2018, in Houston.
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Danny Amendola runs after a catch, along with offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, in the first quarter against the Houston Texans, Oct. 25, 2018, in Houston. (Tim Warner/Getty Images)

DAVIE, Fla. – Offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil will remain with the Miami Dolphins through the 2020 season.

The Dolphins announced Thursday that they have exercised the fifth-year option on Tunsil's contract.

Tunsil, 24, has started 44 games in three seasons with Miami.

The 2016 first-round draft pick started 15 games last season, allowing just one sack.