Sneaky ‘Phins: Are This Year’s Dolphins the Sleepers of the 2010 Season?

May 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Miami Dolphins had one of the busiest off seasons in the NFL this year.
In a division where the Jets made numerous upgrades, and a Patriots team that always contends, Bill Parcells needed to bring in some pieces to be competitive this year.
He, however, did more than most of us expected, which has made people believe this is a championship contender.
The splash began with the signing of linebacker Karlos Dansby from the Arizona Cardinals.
Upgrades were needed at the linebacker position, especially under the new defense of Mike Nolan.
Even though they give a bit too much money for my taste, linebacker was one of the weakest parts of this team, that needed to add youth.
Head coach Tony Sparano always is tough on his defense, looking for physicality week in and week out.
I don't see the Dolphins as a top 10 defense with the addition of Dansby, but with Nolan at the helm, we saw how it can change in one season based off his tenure in Denver.
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