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IT ALL STARTS UP FRONT

Say what you want about Patrick Surtain making a huge difference in the secondary — and he does — but the real reason the Dolphins defense was so impressive against the New England Patriots was because of the work up front.

The Dolphins beat the Patriots on Sunday because they won the battle at the line of scrimmage. They totally shut down any running lanes for a mediocre New England running game and they harassed Tom Brady enough that they made him look like a very average quarterback.It was pretty obvious to anyone watching just how much of an impact a healthy Jason Taylor can make. He simply was the difference in...

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