Only a handful of players are having an impressive individual season for the Miami Dolphins in 2011, and Brandon Fields is at the top of that list.
Brandon Fields is having his best NFL season in 2011.
Fields, the team’s punter, is having a Pro Bowl worthy season, and he’s making me reconsider my stance that a punter or kicker shouldn’t be viewed as the team’s MVP.
Miami’s special teams unit has been dominant this season, and the field position Fields’ booming punts, and coffin corner punts has provided is a big part of that.
I remember watching him work on different drops he has during training camp and asked him about it. He blew my mind with the amount of technique that goes into punting a ball. He compared it to a golf swing.
“I’m comfortable with my swing now,” Fields said before the season.
His production is proof of that considering Fields has shattered both his career-best for punt average, and net average by three yards.
Fields ranks third in the NFL in punt yards (49.3). ...