Jalen Ramsey’s Take: Dolphins Defender Blames Fangio for Missed Opportunities

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The Miami Dolphins’ decision to dismiss Xavien Howard created a commotion, leading cornerback Jalen Ramsey to take issue with former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

In a social media post ostensibly praising his teammate, Ramsey didn’t hold back, expressing his disdain for Fangio’s coaching approach.

Ramsey’s comments targeted Fangio’s alleged failure to maximize the team’s defensive potential, implying that the coordinator underutilized their skill set. While Ramsey’s intentions might have been to support his fellow players, his remarks painted a less than flattering picture of Fangio’s coaching tenure in Miami.

Fangio, who joined the Dolphins as defensive coordinator in 2023, faced criticism from Ramsey despite overseeing a marginal improvement in the team’s pass defense compared to the previous season. 

However Ramsey’s own limited playing experience during Fangio’s tenure as a result of injury casts doubt on his ability to fairly evaluate the coordinator’s coaching techniques. Additionally, Ramsey’s tendency toward controversy and outspokenness are well-documented. 

Jalen Ramsey’s Controversial Past

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The Miami Dolphins’ decision to dismiss Xavien Howard created a commotion, leading cornerback Jalen Ramsey to take issue with former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Despite his undeniable talent as a seven-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro selection, Ramsey’s history of confrontational behavior has sometimes overshadowed his on-field accomplishments. 

From public spats with quarterbacks to clashes with team management, Jalen Ramsey’s reputation precedes him. In contrast, Fangio’s coaching career has had its ups and downs, including a brief stint with the Dolphins before moving on to the Philadelphia Eagles as their new defensive coordinator. 

While Jalen Ramsey’s comments may add a layer of intrigue to Fangio’s future endeavors, the coordinator likely has more pressing concerns than addressing the cornerback’s remarks.

Ultimately, Ramsey’s critique of Fangio’s coaching style serves as another chapter in the ongoing saga of NFL personalities and their penchant for controversy. 

As both parties move forward in their respective careers, it remains to be seen whether Ramsey’s outspokenness will continue to make headlines or if Fangio can successfully navigate the challenges ahead in his coaching journey.

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