Ranking Every DB on the Miami Dolphins Roster

July 4, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Reviewing the 2011 season, you can pinpoint countless blemishes on the Miami Dolphins' roster. 
Jeff Ireland is making a concerted effort to eradicate those blemishes, but Rome wasn't built in a day. One unit that desperately needed—but didn't receive—a makeover this offseason was the secondary. 
Last season, the Dolphins pass defense ranked 25th in the NFL. Without two reliable safeties, consistency from their starting cornerbacks and virtually no depth, it's easy to see why this unit struggled so much. 
Despite these depth issues, the Dolphins only added nickelback Richard Marshall and backup-caliber safety Tyrell Johnson this offseason. This suggests that Ireland believes some of the team's developmental projects are ready to establish themselves as legitimate starters in 2012.  
Although some of Miami's defensive backs are loaded with potential, only a handful have actually performed well in game settings.
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