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Mike Nolan Is the Miami Dolphins Biggest Acquisition This Offseason

SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 5:  Mark Roman #26 of the San Francisco 49ers listens to head coach Mike Nolan during the game against the New England Patriots on October 5, 2008 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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Paul SmytheCorrespondent IJune 7, 2010

The Miami Dolphins had one of the worst passing defenses in the NFL last year.

So, obviously, something had to be done. And, that something was firing defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni and hiring Mike Nolan as their new defensive coordinator.

Nolan is a great coach who can make a huge impact on the Dolphins defense. He has had a great career so far with 25+ years of coaching experience, and that includes the top defense in the NFL with the 1993 New York Giants.

Here is a quick look at what Nolan has done with defenses in his career:

Nolan has been a defensive coordinator for 11 years.

Eight of those 11 years, Nolan's defense has been...


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