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By Adam H. Beasley
abeasley@MiamiHerald.com

Paul Soliai has a simple goal:

“I think I can be the best,” the Dolphins’ defensive tackle told the Miami Herald on Wednesday.

By “the best,” Soliai means the premier run-stopper in pro football. The one-man roadblock. The antidote to 100-yard rushers.

Now entering his seventh season, Soliai wants not only to join the league’s list of elite tackles — a group that includes Geno Atkins and Ndamukong Suh — but to then surpass them.

He might already be there. The scouting service Football Outsiders found that in 2012, opposing teams gained on average a half-yard on snaps in which Soliai was credited with making the play — best among NFL defensive tackles.

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He grew up in the far-flung American Samoa village of Nu’uuli, and as a teen was known more for his volleyball exploits than what he did on the football field.

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Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/01/3 ... rylink=cpy


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