4-3 Defense

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

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 08: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looses the ball against Elvis Dumervil #92 of the Denver Broncos during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 8, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Fins Join Discussions On DE Elvis Dumervil

The Miami Dolphins are rumored to be a possible landing spot for defensive end Osi Umenyiora, but now the Fins have reportedly entered the discussion surrounding former Denver Broncos star Elvis Dumervil, according to the Denver Post.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

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

DAVIE, FL - MAY 4: Jacquies Smith #72 of the Miami Dolphins xx during the rookie minicamp on May 4, 2012 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Dolphins Begin Organized Team Activities

The Miami Dolphins returned to the practice field Tuesday morning for the beginning of organized team activities with plenty of question to answer ahead of the 2012 NFL season.

CBS4–05/22/2012

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

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