Cameron Wake out for season with torn Achilles
Dolphins defensive end suffered injury during loss to Patriots
DAVIE, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins lost more than just a game to the Patriots on Thursday night.
The team confirmed on Friday that defensive end Cameron Wake will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon during the loss.
ESPN was the first to report on Wake's status.
Wake suffered the injury in the third quarter of the game as he was rushing quarterback Tom Brady.
Following the play, Wake remained on the ground before he was helped off the field.
It's possible the four-time Pro Bowl end has played his final game for Miami. Wake, 33, is under contract through 2016, but he has a cap number of $9.8 million next year, and the Dolphins could save $8.4 million in cap space by cutting him.
After a slow start to the season, Wake had come on as of late, collecting seven sacks in his last three games, including a sack of Brady in the first half of Thursday night's game.
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