3-4 Defense

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FSU Ready For Prime Time Debut Monday

After months of hype, Florida State Seminoles fans will learn Monday night if prized quarterback Jameis Winston can deliver when FSU battles the Pitt Panthers in Pittsburgh.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

DAVIE, FL - MAY 03: Dion Jordan #95 of the Miami Dolphins works out during the rookie camp on May 3, 2013 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Fins Have High Hopes For Jordan

The Miami Dolphins put their faith in the untapped ability of rookie defensive end Dion Jordan. The Fins traded up in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft to acquire Jordan and that means the expectations for are elevated as well.

CBS Miami–05/04/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 17: DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers runs with the ball against the Miami Dolphins during their preseason game at Bank of America Stadium on August 17, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Fins Defense Not Ready For Prime Time Yet

When the preseason got started for the Miami Dolphins, most assumed the defense would be solid enough to keep the team in games. Through two preseason games, the Fins defense looks like a shell of its former self.

CBS Miami–08/20/2012

Cameron Wake of the Miami Dolphins

Fins Defense A “Work In Progress”

The one area the Miami Dolphins were hoping would be solid in the upcoming season is the defense. The Fins have switched defensive philosophies from the 3-4 to the 4-3 under new coordinator Kevin Coyle and there’s little room for error in a stacked AFC East.

CBS Miami–07/30/2012

Matt Moore #8 of the Miami Dolphins is sacked by  Shaun Ellis #94 of the New England Patriots and teammate Brandon Deaderick #71 in the second half at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  In the end, the Dolphins lost the game. Final score 27-24 Patriots. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Dolphins Looking At Defensive Shift

After Tony Sparano was fired, and Mike Nolan was not retained by the Miami Dolphins, things were changing quickly for the team. That change may include a completely revamped defensive philosophy.

CBS4–01/25/2012

Paul Soliai

Dolphins Face Large Decision With Soliai

When the Miami Dolphins look at their offseason priority list, none is bigger, literally, than nose tackle Paul Soliai. The 6’4”, 355 pound Soliai is the key to the 3-4 defense the Fins run.

CBS4–02/23/2011

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