Ex-Miami Dolphin James McKnight in Foreclosure!

James McKnight's house in Southwest Ranches

Ex-Miami Dolphin James McKnight’s house, in foreclosure! (Click on the Estately.com photo for the grand tour)

Ex-Miami Dolphins wide receiver James McKnight has fallen on hard times!

A fan fave known for his circus catches on the field, McKnight’s now playing defense against a bank trying to foreclose on his mansion near Fort Lauderdale.

James McKnight

James McKnight (Click on the photo for the grand tour of his mansion)

And now, the 40-year-old NFL retiree’s trying to unload the homestead before it’s sold on the courthouse steps.

McKnight listed his 10,000-square-foot crib in Southwest Ranches for $2.62 million!

Click for the tour of McKnight’s house, courtesy Estately.com

He bought the Mediterranean-style mansion in 2005 for $2.36 million, according to property records.

Located in the gated Landmark Ranch Estates, the house boasts six bedroom, a basketball court and his-and-hers walk-in closets the size of a master bedroom!

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It also has a posh movie theater, and three acres of land.

Yearly property taxes: $35,000!

Records show McKnight, who had a $9 million-contract with the Dolphins, is being sued by Bank of New York Mellon for defaulting on two mortgages. He and wife Mikki took two loans totaling $1.9 million at the time they bought the place, a year after he retired from the league.

The house is assessed by Broward tax authorities at $1.8 million.

McKnight, who played for the Fins 2001-03 and now works as a financial advisor, was arrested last year for roughing up his missus.

McKnight was acquitted, and they’ve patched things up!

McKnight, who also played for the Seattle Seahawks and Dallas Cowboys, didn’t respond to an email asking for comment about the foreclosure.

James McKnight's walk-in closet

Ex-Fin James McKnight’s walk-in closet: Enough space for ya? (Click on the Estately.com photo for more)

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