The Miami Dolphins defense haven’t lived up to expectations thus far in the season, but one bright spot has now been recognized as the AFC Player of the Week.
The Southeastern Conference built its well-deserved reputation on the back of fearsome, fast, talented defenses. It’s led the conference to seven straight national championships, but it’s largely disappeared this year.
When Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck looks across the line of scrimmage and sees Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan ready to come after him, he may get a feeling of déjà vu.
When Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck drops back to pass against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, he may be looking at a defensive alignment designed specifically to get the most out of the dazzling athleticism many of the lineman possess.
Miami Dolphins fans can exhale a bit because rookie defensive end Dion Jordan returned to practice Tuesday after sitting out much of the last two weeks.
Each year, countless picks from the NFL Draft step into the starting lineup to help their new team take the next step to either stay or become a contender. The Miami Dolphins were hoping that might happen to them this season, but it doesn’t look like that will happen to start the year.
The Miami Dolphins defense will have likely have a win/lose scenario when it comes to the roster going into the first week of the season.
The National Football League suspended Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith for two preseason games and the first game of the regular season after his actions against Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Miami Dolphins have high expectations for top draft pick Dion Jordan, but the former Oregon star has to stay on the field to live up to those expectations.
The Florida State Seminoles lost a pair of defensive ends, a record-setting placekicker, and a multi-year starting quarterback who was a first-round draft pick. For most schools that might spell disaster, but in Tallahassee, the Seminoles are simply reloading.