Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel dropped an iPod reference whereas answering a query about Invoice Belichick


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Mike McDaniel will face Invoice Belichick’s Patriots within the Week 2 matchup in opposition to the Dolphins. Al Diaz/Miami Herald through AP

Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel — now in his second season in cost — is already identified for having a casual press convention demeanor, in addition to somebody who isn’t afraid to make a number of jokes.

In discussing the crew’s preparations for the upcoming matchup in opposition to the Patriots, McDaniel additionally had excessive reward for his counterpart, Invoice Belichick.

When requested in regards to the Patriots’ success in taking part in Cowl-1 protection, McDaniel shared his view on Belichick’s group.

“It’s superb to me, and I hope in the future I may even sniff this,” he started. “It’s superb that the orchestration of the protection is so constant, so essentially constant and sound.”

On Belichick himself, McDaniel had a singular approach of inserting the longtime coach’s New England tenure in perspective.

“The chief of the ship was on the identical job after we have been all like, ‘What’s an iPod?’”

Belichick is now in his twenty fourth season heading the Patriots, having been employed in 2000. The primary editions of the iPod arrived in 2001.

Talking in additional critical soccer phrases, McDaniel credited the Patriots’ work ethic.

“The good half about what they do is it’s not as a result of they’re entitled,” he defined. “It’s as a result of they work at stuff. You possibly can actually see it. They’ve very sturdy and constant approach and fundamentals that you may inform from the highest down, and all of the coaches on the defensive facet, that it’s non-negotiable. That they work collectively.

“I believe they’re distinctive in what they do,” McDaniel added. “That’s a testomony from an X’s and O’s standpoint to one of many founding fathers of this technology of soccer. It’s fairly cool to look at. It’s an incredible problem, and that’s what you need. You wish to be challenged week in, week out with various things as a result of, once more, you’re getting ready to attempt to be one of the best model of your self in opposition to one of the best groups when it issues most.”