First question is, who the heck is Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald? Maybe an intern?
Anyways, Effort has never been his issue as he tries 100%. It's his mental struggles to play the position. I am surprised at his struggles as he faced good offenses while starting in the SEC at Auburn. Let's hope it clicks for him as I am rooting for him.
Andre Fernandez (Miami Herald) wrote:
Noah Igbinoghene made a significant lifestyle change this offseason.
He became a vegan, which meant cutting out meat from his diet and a tougher sacrifice - giving up his mother’s home cooking.
“It’s just another level of discipline, I would say,” Igbinoghene said. “So it’s just really on my game. Just really sticking on that, really sticking on a diet and that just applies to everything else in this life. Just be consistent and being disciplined.”
Maintaining those last two helped Igbinoghene (5-11, 190 pounds) report to Dolphins camp seven pounds lighter than a year ago, and feeling better physically and mentally. It may have Igbinoghene on the path to an even more important change on the field that he and the Dolphins would welcome heading into the 2022 season.
His limited action in 2021 included his third career start in the Dolphins’ loss to the Jaguars in London. Igbinoghene allowed a 139.3 passer rating in his coverage area — five completions in seven targets for 64 yards and a touchdown last year. The first time Igbinoghene had such an opportunity to make an impact when either Howard or Jones were hurt, it resulted in a dismal performance.
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