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.
The Miami Dolphins thought enough of defensive end Dion Jordan to trade up to the number three overall spot in the draft to select him. But if you think Jordan is going to be exclusively used on the defensive line, you would be mistaken.
Almost all of the focus from Tuesday’s practice with the Miami Dolphins was on rookie defensive end Dion Jordan, who made his first appearance. Jordan’s one cog in a defensive line the Fins hope can make an impact in 2013.
The Miami Dolphins defense got a welcome addition Tuesday when rookie defensive end Dion Jordan took the field for the first time as a member of the team, according to ESPN.com.
Believe it or not, the NFL is only one day away from the opening of the first training camp for the upcoming 2013 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers open training camp Wednesday and will be followed in the next few days by nearly every team.
The University of Miami will pick up some much-needed depth and experience along the defensive line this season in the form of former Wisconsin defensive end David Gilbert.
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.