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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.