Armando Salguero wrote:
No wonder the coach said stopping explosive plays this week against Buffalo is a priority on defense.
"Number one is, we’ve given up too many explosive plays," Philbin said. "That’s something we need to address. We need to do a better job at. I would like to get people in a little longer-yard situations so we can kind of tee up on them, get our pass rush going, our blitz package or drop eight, a variety of all those things. But we have to do a better job of limiting explosive plays, no doubt. "
That is largely the assignment for defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle, who obviously studied the issue so closely he recalled the individual plays from memory on Monday.
The problem with that is Miami hasn't really been at full strength defensively in recent weeks and the big plays have been the fallout result.
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