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Video: NFL Coach Has Epic Meltdown On The Sideline

A Miami Dolphins helmet sitting on the field.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 31: The helmet of Jakeem Grant #19 of the Miami Dolphins is seen as he takes a knee during warmups before the preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 31, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Things have not gone well for the Dolphins these past few weeks - or for Dolphins DC Matt Burke specifically.

Since starting the season 3-0 and giving up 20 points or fewer each game, the Dolphins defense has crumbled. Over the last five weeks, the Dolphins have given up at least 27 points each week, going 1-4 in that span.

Thursday night against the Houston Texans was the worst outing yet for the defense. The Dolphins allowed 42 points, including five TD passes from QB Deshaun Watson.

Burke, the architect of the Dolphins defense, was visibly irate during the game as his team gave up more and more huge plays that dug them into a hole.

After forcing ten turnovers in the first four weeks, the Dolphins defense has struggled to nab the ball this past month. The team has not forced a turnover in either of their last two games.

Burke is in his second year in command of the Dolphins defense. He replaced Vance Joseph at the position in 2017 after previously serving as the Dolphins linebackers coach.

Following the game, Dolphins HC Adam Gase would not guarantee Burke's job security after the performance against the Texans.