What Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said before Jets game


Here some things Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Thursday:

• We need to be better on second down defense.

• We had timely interceptions.

• Minkah Fitzpatrick was solid. Made a few plays. Left a few plays on table.

• Akeem Spence has got a big personality. Always smiling.

• There wasn’t a flag on those questioned hits by William Hayes and Andre Branch on Marcus Mariota and Taylor Lewan.

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• Minkah Fitzpatrick won’t be affected in any way by playing at home in front of family and friends.

• Sam Darnold showed a lot of poise on Monday night. 

• In the last game we intentionally got Minkah Fitzpatrick some snaps at safety with Bobby McCain at slot corner. We wanted to get Torry McTyer a few snaps at outside corner.


• Reshad Jones stood out. So did Bobby McCain and Kiko Alonso.

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