The Miami Dolphins signed defensive end Antwan Applewhite on Thursday.

Applewhite was practicing with the team and wearing No. 46.

Applewhite 27 has totaled 6 1/2 sacks and 99 tackles in 48 career games with San Diego (2007-10) and Carolina (2011-2012).

A California native he originally signed with the Chargers after not being selected in the 2007 NFL Draft. He graduated from San Diego State