Keeping Brian Hartline remains high on the Miami Dolphins’ to-do list.

FoxSports.com reported Tuesday that Hartline and the Dolphins were close to a multiyear contract that would pay the team’s leading receiver between $6 million and $6.5 million annually.

However, a league source told The Miami Herald that while the two sides are deep into negotiations and have made some progress, no deal is imminent.

Hartline, who eclipsed 1,000 yards last year for the first time in his career, has been public about his desire to remain in Miami, and the Dolphins can’t exactly afford to lose receivers. Rather, it’s the biggest position of need for the team.

The Dolphins are expected to make a play for either Mike Wallace or Greg Jennings when free agency opens next week.