How Will the Dolphins Use Minkah Fitzpatrick?

“With the eleventh pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins select… Minkah Fitzpatrick, defensive back, Alabama.” The long wait is over. After rumours linking Miami to Baker Mayfield, Roquan Smith, Tremaine Edmunds and Vita Vea – who’s name picked up steam in recent days – the Miami Dolphins selected versatile DB Minkah Fitzpatrick.…

ew England Patriots Bend but Don't Break Defense

The New England Patriots Bend but Don’t Break Defense: Myth or Reality?

This millennium, the New England Patriots’ defense has consistently ranked better by points allowed than it has by yards allowed. For many of those seasons, the difference in its rankings has been notably large. Such disparities have led announcers, fans, and analysts alike to conclude that the Patriots employ a “bend but don’t break”-style defense…