Originally written on Phins Phocus  |  Last updated 10/12/12
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In the first three years of his young NFL career, Miami Dolphins cornerback Sean Smith performed well below the expectations that came when he was selected in the second round of the 2009 draft. The standout cornerback out of Utah put up mediocre numbers to say the least as he recorded 152 combined tackles and three interceptions while not being able to produce a single quarterback sack or forced fumble. Prior to the start of the Dolphins 2011 campaign, Vontae Davis went out on a limb and claimed that the duo of Smith and himself was the best cornerback tandem in the league. As we all know, Vontae Davis was dealt to the Colts following a disappointing training camp this past August leaving Sean Smith with the responsibility of covering the opposing teams' top wide recievers.Five weeks into the 2012 season, it is evident that Sean Smith has turned a corner in his career and is developing into an elite cornerback. Smith's drastic improvements are in large part due to the fact that he ...
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