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Dolphins awarded Armon Binns off waivers

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The Dolphins have lost three of their last four games and they’ve failed to throw for more than 176 yards in any of those games, so they made a change to their receiving corps on Monday.

Miami has been awarded wide receiver Armon Binns off of waivers from the Bengals. Binns started five of the first six games for Cincinnati this season, but played in only two of the next six as the team shuffled up the depth chart. Binns, who joined the Bengals practice squad last year after failing to make the Jaguars in camp, wound up his Bengals tenure with 18 catches for 210 yards and a touchdown before being waived off the roster to make room for center Kyle Cook’s return from injured reserve.

Davone Bess and Brian Hartline hold the top two spots at receiver for Miami, but no other wide receivers have more than four catches for the Dolphins this season. Binns might not be able to produce much in a new offense this late in the season, but he might show the coaches enough to convince them to give him a longer look heading into 2013.

The Dolphins released cornerback Michael Coe to make room for Binns on the roster.

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16 Responses to “Dolphins awarded Armon Binns off waivers”
  1. jayzus says: Dec 10, 2012 7:06 PM

    We’re back in the hunt!

  2. FinFan68 says: Dec 10, 2012 7:12 PM

    Sounds a lot like Gates who they cut this year. Teach him the basic reads, let him run a go route and see if Tannehill can hit him on the fly.

  3. stoptrippn says: Dec 10, 2012 7:40 PM

    Great for Binns. Now lets hope Dunlap gets out and gets the money payday. Also Mays gets out.
    Andre gets a big payday in Houston

  4. stoneydog1000 says: Dec 10, 2012 7:41 PM

    Miami got a good one. I was hoping the Bengals would resign him, soon, after all the injury stuff shaked out. Go Armon!!

  5. stevincinci says: Dec 10, 2012 7:41 PM

    Hated to see him get cut. Looked very promising at the beginning of the season. Good pick up by the Fins.

  6. xpensivewinos says: Dec 10, 2012 7:47 PM

    Jeff Ireland continues to build a juggernaut.

    No stoppin’ ‘em now!

  7. murraysons says: Dec 10, 2012 8:27 PM

    Get the Duck Boats ready!

  8. thelastpieceofcheese says: Dec 10, 2012 8:41 PM

    Typical Dolphins: garbage in = garbage out

  9. ghjjf says: Dec 10, 2012 8:42 PM

    Thanks to this move, the dolphins will be able to finish the season 8-8.

  10. sowcrates says: Dec 10, 2012 8:42 PM

    “Davone Bess and Brian Hartline hold the top two spots at receiver for Miami, but no other wide receivers have more than four catches for the Dolphins this season.”

    whooooaaaaaahahahaha

  11. kane337 says: Dec 10, 2012 10:09 PM

    This should solve all of the Dolphins WR problems…..

  12. rod4260 says: Dec 10, 2012 10:51 PM

    Ireland makes this move Now. Just watched Donate Stallworth score a touch down. Could of had Stallworth week 2 for nothing.Ireland you suck.

  13. lostsok says: Dec 11, 2012 12:29 AM

    Something to watch down the stretch for Dolphin fans at least. Watching New England fall short again is the only thing left, really…

  14. ishudbgm says: Dec 11, 2012 12:58 AM

    Keenan Allen and the draft can’t come fast enough.

  15. footballfan84 says: Dec 11, 2012 1:51 AM

    Woo hoo another average receiver!

  16. scyankee9999 says: Dec 11, 2012 7:27 AM

    Remind me why we cut Gaffney? He had 3 in a short time and was averaging 16yrd a catch (and dropped one that would have went 80 and a td). I’ve supported Ireland so far cut by patience is starting to grow thin.

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