3 Keys the Miami Dolphins must use if they want to beat the Patriots

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Aug 12, 2021; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones 10) hands the ball off to running back Sony Michel (26) during the first half of a game against the Washington Football Team at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports /

Last game of the year, can’t hold back anything now amiright? The Dolphins gave all of us hope and delivered weeks of really cool and fun times. They did that off the backs of the defense and that defense delivered all that fun by blitzing their faces off every possession.

That didn’t happen last week, as we all know. The Titans were able to keep the Dolphin’s defense off-schedule and sort of neutralized their blitzing attack with a sound running game.

This week I say who gives a rip what happens? Live by the blitz die by the blitz. If the Patriots break off a big run by running past the pressure, so be it. I want to see Brandon Jones, Jevon Holland, AVG, Ogbah. Phillips, Wilkins, and Sieler living in the New England backfield. I want to see them coming from all positions on the field. I don’t care if Jones has to parachute on top of Mac Jones’s head. A death from above approach works for me.

I just want an aggressive defense that makes the quarterback have to throw on Xavien Howard, Byron Jones, and the rest of the secondary. If you get beat, who cares? Do what you do best.

Oh and if you do run this style of defense, make sure someone is there to write it down. You wouldn’t want to start next year without the information necessary to tell the coaching staff that this defense is effective. I mean, how dumb would that be amiright?