Pass-rushers: "You never have enough of them. Disrupting the passer is a key element" in a successful defense.
Ireland acknowldges he's a lightening rod in Miami: "Polarizing," is the word he used.
Devlin as backup: Anything's possible. Think he's done an outstanding job. Development has skyrocketed. I think Pat's capable of doing that.
Ireland: "We look forward to making some exciting news before too long."
"The message is, Joe and I have a clear vision on how we'll help this football team. This is a big offseason for us. We understand that."
How far the Dolphins are from the elite: There's a gap. We've got a long way to go. There's a five-game gap between first and second.
Ireland on Honey Badger: "At the end of the day, you’re going to ask yourself if he’s someone you want on your football team."
More Ireland on Egnew: I've got a high regard for him. He's going to have a good season this year.
Ireland on Egnew: Certainly wish he would have been out there more. Players develop in different stages.
2012 Rookie class: I feel very good about the whole class. I'm very optimistic about the draft class. 2011 class too.
Ireland: [Tannehill] is a young player. Our philosophy is to build the roster primarily through the draft. Young by design.
Ireland: I think this is the year that you've got to do something. We're looking for playmakers on offense. Free agency, trades on table.
Ireland: We're not looking to upgrade one primary area. We're looking to upgrade at a lot of areas.
Ireland: "There's a gap between 1 and 2 in our division. We've got to find guys that are scoring touchdowns. Disrupting passer on defense."
Ireland: Maybe looking for a more athletic offensive line type.