The Dolphins have only finished ahead of the Patriots in the AFC East once in the last 12 years. New Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe
sees it as his job to change that.
“I was brought here to help knock them off
,” Ellerbe told Mike Freeman of CBS. “That doesn’t mean we will, but we feel like we can. Like I said, we just have to prove it. You have to actually go do it.”
Talk is cheap, and Ellerbe made clear that he knows that: He is eager to make noise with his play and not with his words.
“I think they are but you have to prove it, you can’t just talk about it,” Ellerbe said.