Dolphins Claim Justin Hunter

5:48pm: The Dolphins have officially announced the move (via Twitter).

11:53am: The Dolphins have claimed wide receiver Justin Hunter off waivers from the Titans, tweets Adam Schefter of Hunter (vertical)

Hunter, an exceptionally talented receiver, was drafted 34th overall in 2013. Since then, the Titans have been frustrated with Hunter and there have been rumblings that his work ethic was not up to par. Days ago, the Titans shipped out another talented wide receiver with perceived motivation problems when they traded Dorial Green-Beckham to the Eagles.

Hunter has an uninspiring 68 receptions and eight touchdowns in 35 career games (13 starts). While Hunter has averaged an impressive 16.8 yards per catch, that number dropped to a career-worst 12.0 on 22 grabs last season. The 2015 campaign was a short one for Hunter, who only appeared in nine games as a result of a mid-November fractured ankle.

In Miami, Hunter will join a depth chart that already includes Jarvis Landry, DeVante Parker, Kenny Stills, and rookie Leonte Carroo.

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