Becoming the theme of the earlier positional previews, the Dolphins inside defensive linemen come outfitted with versatility. Nearly all of the gamers under have performed reps on the sting, along with their work inside. That flexibility helps preserve offenses guessing. The thriller of which rushers are coming, and who’s dropping in protection, stays simply that for the opposition.
Christian Wilkins was the primary draft decide of the Chris Grier/Brian Flores regime in 2019 and he is helped set up the tradition whereas producing 103 complete tackles, seven tackles for loss, an interception, 3.5 sacks and 7 passes defensed in his two seasons. Raekwon Davis, a rookie in 2020, registered 40 tackles in his first season, whereas Zach Sieler made 48 tackles, 11 for loss and recorded 3.5 sacks final 12 months. Second-year sort out Benito Jones performed in six video games as a rookie in 2020.
The Dolphins added new faces to the group, as nicely. Adam Butler arrives from New England the place he performed all around the defensive position, tallying 15 sacks in 4 seasons. John Jenkins is returning to his former stomping grounds, the place he notched 39 tackles as a member of the Dolphins in 2019. . Jerome Johnson, an 2021 undrafted free agent in 2021, enters his first camp as a professional.