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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Defensive back Dimitri Patterson has been awarded to the Miami Dolphins one day after being waived by the Cleveland Browns.
The Dolphins also placed backup tight end Charles Clay on injured reserve Tuesday with a right knee injury. Patterson reinforces the secondary with the questionable status of cornerback Nolan Carroll, who hurt his left knee in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.
Patterson, who signed a 16 million, three-year contract last offseason, has appeared in seven games this season with four starts. He missed seven games after tearing a ligament in his left ankle, but has played the past two weeks.
Patterson had a career season with Philadelphia in 2010, when he made four interceptions. The Dolphins are his fifth team.
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CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora wrote today about young executives ready to get a shot at GM positions in the league. In that piece, he referred once again to the rumors that Jimmy Haslam and Joe Banner are likely to remove Tom Heckert at season’s end and replace him with former Eagles personnel man Mike Lombardi-
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The Cleveland Browns today waived cornerback Dimitri Patterson, who signed a lucrative contract in the offseason.
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#Browns SS T.J. Ward headed to IR with bone bruise on knee, league source confirms. Expect some roster moves announced later today.
— Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) December 18, 2012
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1. Dolphins win vs. Buffalo AND at New England
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According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Browns safety T.J. Ward will likely miss the final two games of the season with a bone bruise.
#browns safety TJ ward has bone bruise, will miss last two games. Most likely headed to IR.
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) December 18, 2012
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