The Miami Dolphins announced the team has signed cornerback R.J. Stanford. To make room on the roster for Stanford, the team has waived cornerback Jalil Brown.
The 5-10, 187-pound Stanford re-joins the Dolphins after spending time in 2014 with the Cincinnati Bengals. He signed with Cincinnati on March 24, 2014, however he was released on August 25, 2014. Stanford spent two seasons (2012-13) as a member of the Dolphins where he appeared in 29 games. While with Miami he recorded 26 tackles and 11 special teams tackles.
Stanford originally entered the NFL as a seventh round selection (223rd overall) of the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL Draft. A four-year letterman (2006-09) at Utah, he saw action in 52 games with 22 starts he compiled 125 tackles, four sacks, one interception, 12 passes defensed and three fumble recoveries. Born May 6, 1988 in Chino, California, Stanford attended Chino High School in Chino, California.