Dolphins activate Dion Jordan in time for Jaguars tilt


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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