But which defender dropped the most? He's from the AFC East, too.
Football Outsiders research shows Miami Dolphins right cornerback Sean Smith tied for the league lead with five dropped interceptions last year even though he didn't re-assume his starting role until Week 9.
Smith's proxy, Jason Allen, also dropped two, giving the Dolphins seven at that position alone.
The NFL average for an entire defense was 6.3 dropped interceptions last season. The Dolphins had 19 of them. The Green Bay Packers were next with 14.
The Dolphins actually snagged 11 interceptions. Only three teams recorded fewer.
Think defensive coordinator Mike Nolan tore out his hair much?
The other three AFC East teams combined didn't have nearly as many dropped interceptions as the Dolphins did.
In fact, the rest of the AFC East had just as many as Smith, Allen, Clemons and Sapp alone.
The Jets and Buffalo Bills each had five dropped interceptions. Strong safety Donte Whitner was the only defender on either team with two. Bills cornerback Drayton Florence didn't have any drops one season after leading the league with five.