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The Splash Zone 10/11/16: Dolphins Awarded Bene Benwikere Off Waivers

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Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

The Dolphins were awarded cornerback Bene' Benwikere off waivers yesterday. Benwikere was waived by the Carolina Panthers after allowing Julio Jones to have 300 receiving yards. He played a big part in the Panthers defense last season and the release surprised a lot of people. The Dolphins need all the help they can get right now and it will be interesting to how he fits on this defense. To make room for the newly acquired cornerback, the Dolphins placed linebacker Koa Misi on injured reserve.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day's round-up below.

Dolphins grab corner Bene' Benwikere off waivers - NFL.com
The spiraling Dolphins need all sorts of help on defense, and they've found some in the form of Bene' Benwikere. The team was awarded the CB off waivers after Benwikere was released by the Panthers.

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Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins place Koa Misi on injured reserve (Update) | Miami Dolphins In Depth
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Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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