Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/24/13
New Miami Dolphins linebackers Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler hit the ground running in grand fashion, shining during the first day of full contact drills. “That’s something I like to do,” Ellerbe said, via Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald. “We’re learning a new defense,” Ellerbe said. “It’s just one of those things that one day it just clicks and you don’t have to think anymore. You just do your job. “You’ve got to understand the cadence. Just know how their scheme and block protection is. You just have to go out there and do it, time it up. Against an offensive line that’s just starting to learn their protection schemes at full speed, the two LB’s wreaked havoc shooting gaps and tracking down ball carriers. “They’re slippery guys; I guess that’s the best way to describe it,” Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said. “Conversely, you don’t like to see two guys running free in the ‘A’ gap on offense.” It’s early and there are plenty of practices, but day one belonged to the new additions to the defense on the second level        
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