The Dolphins might be playing some of the best defense in the NFL right now, but they didn't start the season off that way. Here's a closer look at Miami's physical defense and how it's shutting teams down.
It is perhaps appropriate that the Dolphins selected Dallas Thomas with the No. 77 overall pick, considering this is the jersey number Jake Long wore for Miami. Expect the versatile and battle-tested lineman to emerge as a quality starter in Miami ... and soon.