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By Omar Kelly, Staff writer

9:37 p.m. EDT, September 23, 2013

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"We missed too many tackles. There's no question about it. We have to tackle better," Philbin said. "We are not going to invent a whole lot of new defenses. We play our defense. We are going to play over. We are going to play under. We've got to execute our techniques and fundamentals better, and our No. 1 fundamental that we work on every single day is tackling. We've got to do it better."


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I think this is one of the drawbacks of the new offseason (less practices in pads, less hitting).

Players have forgotten how to tackle.

They can't go high, they can't go low, they don't square up, wrap up and bring down. They overpursue.

It's not just the Dolphins. Tackling is a lost art.

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