Miami Dolphins: Goal Line Defense Has Been Very Good This Year

October 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I love watching the Miami Dolphins when they are on the goal line, and no, I don't mean they are fun to watch when they are on offense on the goal line.
I mean when they are on defense.
Miami is very good at goal line stands, and because of that opposing offenses who have the ball with a first and goal at the 1-yard line aren't always automatically going to score a touchdown.
Not against the Miami Dolphins defense, at least.
The Dolphins defense made their first statement in Week 2 against Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings offense when they stuffed Peterson on the goal line. Not only was that stop incredible because it was Adrian Peterson who normally breaks a million tackles running the ball. It was also incredible because they were able to do it late in the game when they were tired, and being tired just makes things worse when you are playing somebody like AP.
Peterson had been running well all night, and almost everyone watching thought he would be ...

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