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Dolphins activate Dion Jordan in time for Jaguars tilt

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The Miami Dolphins on Saturday made it official with Dion Jordan.

The team announced that the defensive end has been activated in time for Sunday's in-state showdown with the Jacksonville Jaguars. To make room for Jordan on the 53-man roster, Miami waived wide receiver Damian Williams.

The move comes as little surprise after Jordan returned this week from his six-game suspension for multiple violations of the NFL's Policy and Program on Substances of Abuse.

The Dolphins have gotten by without last year's No. 3 overall pick, using Cameron Wake and Olivier Vernon to pile up eight of the team's 17 sacks. That's 15 more than Jordan accounted for during his disappointing rookie campaign from a year ago.

Much has been made -- and for good reason -- over Jordan's fit in Miami's 4-3 scheme when the former Oregon star always made more sense as an edge rusher in a 3-4. 

No matter the formation, though, it's time for Jordan to prove that he belongs on an NFL roster to begin with.

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