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Miami Dolphins traded too much to Tampa Bay for Hugh Green

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Hugh Green's (53) runs with Cowboys quarterback Danny White's fumble for a 60-yard touchdown return during the Buccaneers 30-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the 1982 NFC First-Round Playoff Game in January 9, 1983 at Texas Stadium in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Sylvia Allen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

The Miami Dolphins blockbuster trade for Tampa Bay’s Hugh Green cost too much.

In 1985, Don Shula was trying to get his defense back on track and when Tampa Bay’s Hugh Green became available, Shula and the Miami Dolphins made an expensive move.