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Dolphins sign DE Antwan Applewhite

Antwan Applewhite has signed with the Dolphins after he endured an injury-plagued 2012 season with the Panthers.

AVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Defensive end Antwan Applewhite has signed with the Miami Dolphins after he endured an injury-plagued 2012 season with the Carolina Panthers.


Applewhite has appeared in 48 NFL games with the San Diego Chargers (2007-10) and Panthers (2011-12), starting 17. He was slowed by knee and hamstring injuries last year and played in only five games.


Applewhite has also played linebacker in a 3-4 scheme. He has 6 career sacks since signing as an undrafted free agent with the Chargers. He joined the Dolphins for Thursday's practice, their last of training camp.