Cameron Wake awarded for October

Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake was named AFC Defensive Player of the team on Thursday, the team announced.

Wake had a sack in each of Miami’s three games in October. The Dolphins went 3-0 during that stretch.

Wake has 7.5 sacks this season, which is fourth in the NFL. This is the first Player of the Month award for Wake, who is a major reason Miami is 4-3 and in contention.