The Miami Dolphins defense was easily the most reliable part of their team in 2011.
New defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle hopes to improve upon last year's performance and shut down opposing teams right from Week 1 in 2012.
Leading tackler Yeremiah Bell is gone, and a 4-3 scheme will certainly change the entire game plan for the defense that ranked 15th in the NFL last season.
Expect this squad to come out with a different style and a lot more intensity as they pursue their playoff dreams.
Let's take a look at the Dolphins' top defenders for this upcoming season.