Where did Dolphins defensive weapons rank statistically in 2023?

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The Miami Dolphins were officially eliminated from the postseason on Saturday in a 26-7 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.

While Miami may not have reached their ultimate goals, a number of the players still had incredible seasons that they’ll remember forever.

As we continue to wrap up the season, let’s take a look at where different Dolphins ranked statistically among their peers for the 2023 NFL season.

Here’s how the defensive weapons stacked up:

Total tackles

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  • LB David Long Jr. – 113 (t-40th)
  • S DeShon Elliott – 82 (t-98th)
  • LB Jerome Baker – 78 (t-111th)
  • S Jevon Holland – 74 (t-125th)
  • LB Bradley Chubb – 73 (t-131st)
  • LB Andrew Van Ginkel – 69 (t-140th)
  • DL Christian Wilkins – 65 (t-153rd)
  • CB Kader Kohou – 63 (t-166th)
  • DL Zach Sieler – 63 (t-166th)
  • S Brandon Jones – 48 (t-274th)
  • CB Eli Apple – 46 (t-285th)
  • CB Xavien Howard – 45 (t-298th)
  • LB Jaelan Phillips – 43 (t-315th)
  • LB Duke Riley – 42 (t-332nd)
  • DL Raekwon Davis – 28 (t-457th)
  • CB Jalen Ramsey – 22 (t-529th)
  • DE Emmanuel Ogbah – 20 (t-565th)
  • CB Justin Bethel – 19 (t-581st)
  • DL Da’Shawn Hand – 17 (t-605th)
  • DB Elijah Campbell – 15 (t-631st)
  • LB Channing Tindall – 8 (t-741st)
  • LB Melvin Ingram – 7 (t-771st)
  • CB Nik Needham – 7 (t-771st)
  • LB Cameron Goode – 6 (t-800th)
  • CB Parry Nickerson – 5 (t-829th)
  • WR Chase Claypool – 5 (t-829th)
  • CB Kelvin Joseph – 2 (t-979th)
  • DL Brandon Pili – 2 (t-979th)
  • CB Cam Smith – 2 (t-979th)
  • LB Chase Winovich – 2 (t-979th)
  • LB Calvin Munson – 1 (t-1060th)
  • K Jason Sanders – 1 (t-1060th)
  • TE Durham Smythe – 1 (t-1060th)
  • CB Ethan Bonner – 1 (t-1060th)

Sacks

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  • LB Bradley Chubb – 11.0 (t-15th)
  • DL Zach Sieler – 10.0 (t-22nd)
  • DL Christian Wilkins – 9.0 (t-28th)
  • LB Jaelan Phillips – 6.5 (t-56th)
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  • LB Andrew Van Ginel – 6.0 (t-65th)
  • DE Emmanuel Ogbah – 5.5 (t-75th)
  • LB Jerome Baker – 1.5 (t-242nd)
  • LB Melvin Ingram – 1.5 (t-242nd)
  • LB David Long Jr. – 1.0 (t-266th)
  • CB Kader Kohou – 1.0 (t-266th)
  • DL Da’Shawn Hand – 1.0 (t-266th)
  • LB Duke Riley – 0.5 (t-386th)
  • CB Eli Apple – 0.5 (t-386th)
  • DL Raekwon Davis – 0.5 (t-386th)
  • CB Justin Bethel – 0.5 (t-386th)

Forced fumbles

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  • LB Bradley Chubb – 6 (t-1st)
  • S Jevon Holland – 3 (t-11th)
  • DL Zach Sieler – 1 (t-94th)
  • DL Christian Wilkins – 1 (t-94th)
  • DE Emmanuel Ogbah – 1 (t-94th)
  • LB David Long Jr. – 1 (t-94th)
  • LB Duke Riley – 1 (t-94th)
  • S Brandon Jones – 1 (t-94th)

Interceptions

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  • CB Jalen Ramsey – 3 (t-25th)
  • S Brandon Jones – 2 (t-44th)
  • LB Jerome Baker – 2 (t-44th)
  • S Jevon Holland – 1 (t-104th)
  • DL Zach Sieler – 1 (t-104th)
  • DE Emannugel Ogbah – 1 (t-104th)
  • LB Andrew Van Ginkel – 1 (t-104th)
  • S DeShon Elliott – 1 (t-104th)
  • LB Jaelan Phillips – 1 (t-104th)
  • CB Eli Apple – 1 (t-104th)
  • CB Xavien Howard – 1 (t-104th)
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