I'm not sure why Jordan only played 7 plays on defense against the Colts, but what a phenomenal athlete to only play 7 downs and have what should have been a sack. I think Coyle knows exactly how to use Jordan and needs to get him more involved on passing plays.
Barry Jackson wrote:
Rookie first-round draft pick Dion Jordan played only seven of the Dolphins’ 73 snaps on defense against Indianapolis on Sunday, but defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle said Monday he is “going to try to get Dion more involved.”
Jordan, who also played on special teams, rushed the quarterback on five of those snaps and dropped into coverage on two.
On a third-and-11 early in the fourth quarter, Jordan squandered a chance for a sack when he tried to push Colts quarterback Andrew Luck to the ground instead of tackling him. Luck got a first down.
“I thought Dion thought he threw it, so he pulled up,” Coyle said, noting Luck faked a throw “as Dion was approaching him.”
The lesson there?
“Finish the play!” Coyle said.
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