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  • Report: Ryan Tannehill could land with Bengals

    Sportsnaut "Set to hire a new head coach in Zac Taylor, the Cincinnati Bengals might look to change up their quarterback position this offseason. Things have not gone too swimmingly for Andy Dalton in recent years. Given that Cincinnati can save $16.2 million against the cap..." January 15

  • Jim Caldwell expected to join Dolphins coaching staff

    NFL.com "Former Detroit Lions and Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell is expected to return to the sideline in 2019. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Caldwell is expected to join Brian Flores' staff in Miami, according to a source informed of the..." January 14

  • Adam Gase has strange explanation for poor stats in Miami

    Larry Brown Sports "Adam Gase was introduced to a skeptical New York media on Monday, and he had a rather odd explanation for his lack of success with the Dolphins. Gase arrived in Miami with a reputation as an excellent offensive coach, but the Dolphins finished in the bottom ten among NFL teams in both..." January 14

  • Darren Rizzi meeting with Packers about ST coaching job

    USA Today "Matt LaFleur’s search for Ron Zook’s replacement has brought the Green Bay Packers into contact with one of the NFL’s more experienced special teams coordinators. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the Packers have reached out to Miami Dolphins special teams..." January 14

  • Bob Kuechenberg, part of Dolphins' 1972 perfect season, dies at 71

    ESPN "Bob Kuechenberg, an offensive lineman who was a member of the Miami Dolphins' perfect 1972 season, died Saturday at the age of 71. Kuechenberg was a six-time Pro Bowler in 14 seasons, all with the Dolphins. Along with winning Super Bowl VII as part of Miami's 17-0 season, he..." January 13

  • Former Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema Could Join Dolphins Staff

    Bleacher Report "The Miami Dolphins are looking to hire New England Patriots defensive play-caller and linebackers coach Brian Flores, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. On Saturday, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported that Flores would attempt to hire ex-Wisconsin and Arkansas head coach Bret..." January 13

  • Dolphins considering rebuild, eye heralded QBs in 2020 draft class

    ESPN "Even before they hire Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores as their next head coach, the Dolphins already are thinking about rebuilding and trying to land one of the trumpeted quarterbacks from the class of 2020, which includes Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and Oregon's Justin Herbert,..." January 13

  • Who is Brian Flores? Get to know the Miami Dolphins’ likely next coach

    Miami Herald "Barring a Josh McDaniels-sized snag, Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores will be named the next Dolphins coach as soon as New England’s season ends. That could be Sunday. It could be three weeks from Sunday. But people familiar with the situation believe it’s..." January 13

  • Dolphins interviewing Dowell Loggains for HC

    Sun Sentinel "Darren Rizzi won’t be the only in-house candidate to interview to become the Miami Dolphins’ next head coach. Team owner Steve Ross and general manager Chris Grier are also meeting with Dowell Loggains, who served as Miami’s offensive coordinator last season, on..." January 12

  • Dolphins sign quarterback Jake Rudock

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins added a second developmental quarterback to their roster on Friday night, signing former Detroit Lions quarterback Jake Rudock. Rudock, 6-3, has thrown five passes in his three-year NFL career, all in 2017, when he served as Matt Stafford’s backup. He completed..." January 12

  • The Miami Dolphins have a second in-house candidate for their head coaching job

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins have identified a second in-house candidate to potentially replace Adam Gase. The first is special teams coach Darren Rizzi, with whom the team has an interview set up with Friday morning. The second — offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains, with whom..." January 11

  • Dolphins conclude interviews, hoping to hire Brian Flores

    ESPN "The Miami Dolphins concluded their interview process for a new head coach Friday -- and the candidate they intend and hope to hire is Brian Flores, ESPN's Jeff Darlington reports. Flores, currently linebackers coach of the New England Patriots, was the first person..." January 11

  • NFL's continued lack of diversity in coaching hires is shameful

    USA Today "There’s always an excuse. Jim Caldwell is too boring. Marvin Lewis can’t make in-game adjustments. Vance Joseph wasn’t aggressive enough. Hue Jackson is a fake. Steve Wilks just wasn’t the right fit. Or … something. Rather than..." January 11

  • Dolphins Believed To Be Leaning Toward Hiring Patriots DC Brian Flores

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Jones of USA Today reports that while the Dolphins have had “strongest interest” in Cowboys assistant Kris Richard, a league source believes Miami is leaning toward hiring Patriots DC Brian Flores. In total, Flores interviewed with four teams..." January 11

  • Fritz Pollard Alliance “surprised” by absence of minority hires

    Miami Herald "The respected Fritz Pollard Alliance, which promotes minority candidates and seeks equal job opportunities for NFL head coach and front-office positions, has been “surprised” no minority coach has been tapped during the current hiring cycle. And chairman John Wooten on Thursday..." January 10

  • Kris Richard in lead for Dolphins job?

    Yardbarker "The Jets don’t have Kris Richard high on their list, but the rival Dolphins might. League sources believe that the Cowboys defensive backs coach will come away with the top job in Miami, according to Alex Marvez of SiriusXM (on Twitter). This is far from definitive word on the..." January 09

  • Report: Patriots’ Brian Flores a front-runner for Dolphins’ head coaching job

    Miami Herald "For a generation, the Dolphins have chased the Patriots. In the standings. For national prestige. And for the loyalties of Florida sports fans. Perhaps Stephen Ross has finally decided that if you can’t beat them, steal them. One week into..." January 09

  • Dolphins Call Off Vic Fangio Interview

    Pro Football Rumors "Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio won’t be interviewing with the Dolphins after all. A chat was originally slated for Monday, but the Dolphins did not schedule the interview despite doing significant research on him (Twitter link via Ian Rapoport of..." January 07

  • Mike Munchak turned down interview request from Dolphins

    Steelers Depot "Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak certainly appears to be a popular candidate for several head coach openings around the NFL this offseason and he’s already interviewed with the Denver Broncos. However, one NFL team that reportedly hoped to interview Munchak this..." January 07

  • Dolphins sign CFL LB Sam Eguavoen

    The Phinsider "The Miami Dolphins are reaching to the CFL to bring in some linebacker help. According to Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post, the Dolphins have signed former Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Sam Eguavoen. Eguavoen went undrafted out of Texas Tech back in 2015 and took a..." January 07

  • Kiko Alonso fined for week 17 late hit on Josh Allen

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "Pro Football Talk reports the NFL has fined Miami Dolphins Linebacker Kiko Alonso for his hit on Quarterback Josh Allen in the Bills 42-17 win over the Dolphins. Alonso hit a sliding Allen, that included a kick to the head, as he followed through on the late hit.  A fight broke..." January 06

  • Dolphins owner attends Cowboys game to watch Kris Richard

    Yahoo! Sports "Dolphins owner Stephen Ross attended Saturday night’s NFC wild-card playoff game to get a first-hand view of Kris Richard, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said. The Bucs, Dolphins and Jets will interview Richard in Frisco on Sunday. Jones joked that he plans on bad mouthing..." January 06

  • Dolphins interview Saints assistant Dennis Allen on Saturday in coach search

    Sun Sentinel "Another potential candidate has emerged in the Miami Dolphins’ search for their next head coach. The Dolphins interviewed New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen on Saturday for their vacant coaching job. Allen became the seventh known candidate in the..." January 05

  • Veteran QBs Like Joe Flacco, Ryan Tannehill Could See Bleak Free Agency Market

    The Big Lead "It’s not a good year to be a middling veteran quarterback entering free agency. Signing a fading or average veteran quarterback is proving to be a foolhardy exercise. Unless that player can outplay his contract (like Russell Wilson, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Phillip Rivers),..." January 05

  • Dolphins To Explore Trading Ryan Tannehill

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins are expected to explore trading Ryan Tannehill, who likely won’t be back. But what could they realistically get in return? I asked two longtime NFL executives and both said Miami should expect nothing more than a mid-round pick. One veteran NFL..." January 05

  • Dolphins complete interview with Eric Bieniemy

    Pro Football Talk "The Miami Dolphins have completed their interview with Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy as they continue their search for a replacement for Adam Gase. For Bieniemy, it was his third interview over the last two days after also meeting with the New York Jets and..." January 05

  • Dan Campbell Not Interested In Dolphins Return

    Pro Football Rumors "Saints assistant head coach Dan Campbell is not interested in returning to the Dolphins, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald tweets. Campbell served as the Dolphins’ interim head coach in 2015 and is still highly respected by team ownership, but he apparently does not..." January 04

  • Dolphins Request Interview With Dennis Allen

    Pro Football Rumors "The Dolphins requested permission to speak with Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). This marks Allen’s first known interview for a head coaching job in this cycle.  Allen replaced Rob Ryan during..." January 04

  • All-Pro Team: Donald, Mahomes among highlights

    NFL.com "Defensive tackle Aaron Donald remains in the running for the NFL's MVP award, but he can now add another accomplishment to his decorated career. Donald, who led the league in sacks with 20.5, was the only unanimous choice to garner first-team All-Pro honors in voting by..." January 04

  • Report: Tannenbaum’s reassignment is actually an exit

    Pro Football Talk "When the news emerged on Monday that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross had reassigned V.P. of football operations Mike Tannenbaum to a non-football position, some league insiders wondered whether he’d become one of those non-football football guys who have influence without..." January 03

  • Dolphins Expected To Explore Trade Market For QB Ryan Tannehill

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins are expected to explore the trade market for QB Ryan Tannehill this offseason. However, two longtime NFL executives tell Jackson that it’s unlikely the Dolphins would be able to get any more than a..." January 03

  • Minkah Fitzpatrick’s ‘FitzMagic’ Trademark Was Denied Because It’s More Associated With Ryan

    Uproxx "Ryan Fitzpatrick might be the most beloved journeyman quarterback in the NFL. The Harvard alum — did you know Ryan Fitzpatrick went to Harvard?!? — has made stops in St. Louis, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Tennessee, Houston, New York, and most recently Tampa, and in most of those places he..." January 03

  • Dolphins Mulling John Harbaugh Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "The Dolphins are mulling a trade for Ravens coach John Harbaugh, a league source tells Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. However, the source adds that the Dolphins will only call the Ravens if they know in advance that the asking price will not be too high.  Some in league..." January 03

  • 40 of 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018 were NFL games

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL dominated the American sports television landscape in 2018. Of the 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018, 40 were NFL games, according to Sports Media Watch. That includes the seven most-watched events of the year: The Super Bowl, the two conference..." January 03

  • Cowboys Kris Richard Expected To Interview With Dolphins & Jets On Sunday

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport, reports that the plan for Cowboys passing game coordinator/DBs coach Kris Richard is believed to be that he’ll interview for head-coaching jobs with the Jets and Dolphins on Sunday following the team’s playoff game. This comes after Cowboys..." January 02

  • Dolphins sign six players to future contracts

    The Phinsider "The 2019 Miami Dolphins’ roster is going to have a lot of new faces next season, and some of those players are home-grown talent. Earlier today, Miami signed six players to future contracts according to the team’s official website. Of those six players, five play..." January 02

  • Jim Harbaugh, Stephen Ross and the rumors that simply won’t go away

    Miami Herald "Team owner Stephen Ross left all but zero wiggle room last week when he said in no uncertain terms that Jim Harbaugh would not be the Dolphins’ next coach. He told us that. He told the Sun Sentinel it too. By the end of the day last Monday, anyone who..." January 02

  • Who’s the best stopgap QB option for Dolphins? Two executives weigh in

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins, at least statistically, might not find a veteran quarterback better than Ryan Tannehill this offseason, but they’re ready to move on, because, well, they now know that he’s not the guy to lead them to anything meaningful. More importantly, the owner knows..." January 02

  • Brian Flores To Meet With Browns, Buccaneers, Dolphins, Packers

    Pro Football Rumors "The latest Patriots bye week will bring quite the workload for linebackers coach Brian Flores. While he is still arranging his schedule, he has agreed to meet with the Browns, Buccaneers, Dolphins and Packers about their head coaching vacancies, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports..." January 01

  • Dolphins to interview Darren Rizzi for head coaching vacancy

    Sun Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins will add a familiar name into their head coaching search this offseason. Longtime special teams coordinator and associate head coach Darren Rizzi will interview for the Dolphins head coaching job, according to a Tuesday report from Sports Illustrated’s..." January 01

  • Dolphins Likely To Cut Quinn, Parker

    Pro Football Rumors "Major changes are coming in Miami. This offseason, the Dolphins are expected to cut defensive end Robert Quinn (saving $12.9MM against the cap), defensive end Andre Branch (saving $7MM, $2MM in dead money) and wide receiver DeVante Parker ($9.4MM savings), according to Barry Jackson of the..." January 01

  • Adam Gase to interview with Cardinals on Wednesday

    ABC 15 "The Arizona Cardinals will interview former Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase on Wednesday for their vacant head coaching position, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday. The 40-year-old Gase was the Dolphins' head coach from 2016-18 and posted a 23-25 record, including a 7-9..." January 01

  • Cowboys answer Jets, get request from Dolphins on Kris Richard

    247 Sports "It begins. Black Monday has arrived around the NFL, and it's seen a list of head coaches being shown the door by their respective teams. At the time of this article going to print, eight head coaches in all are newly unemployed, and that means there's a slew of teams scouring..." January 01

  • Bears’ Vic Fangio To Interview With Broncos, Dolphins

    Pro Football Rumors "Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has two interviews lined up. He’ll meet with both the Broncos and Dolphins on Monday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). The Broncos and Dolphins submitted interview requests for the Bears DC earlier this week and they..." January 01

  • Who is Chris Grier, the person in charge of rebuilding the Miami Dolphins?

    Sun Sentinel "Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier has the confidence of team owner Steve Ross. Grier says he has learned from the likes of Bill Parcells, Pete Carroll, Bill Belichick and Nick Saban. And Grier will be the person in position to move the Dolphins franchise forward..." January 01

  • Bucs, Dolphins Request Interviews With Eric Bieniemy

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers and Dolphins have requested interviews with Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, according to Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports (on Twitter). Bieniemy, 49, was among those recommended by the Fritz Pollard Alliance for head coaching consideration this year and should be a..." January 01

  • Dolphins Promote Chris Grier, Demote Mike Tannenbaum

    Pro Football Rumors "Firing Adam Gase wasn’t the only major change the Dolphins made today. The team also announced they were promoting Chris Grier to oversee football operations while demoting Mike Tannebaum from that post, per Cameron Wolfe of ESPN (Twitter link). Grier had been the GM but..." December 31

  • John Elway: Adam Gase is not a candidate for Broncos

    NFL.com "Adam Gase's history with the Broncos hasn't cleared a direct path back to Denver. Hours after Gase was fired by the Miami Dolphins, Broncos GM John Elway was asked if Gase was a candidate for the Denver job. "Not at this time, no,"..." December 31

  • Dolphins & Broncos Request Interviews With Bears DC Vic Fangio

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that the Dolphins and Broncos have requested permission to interview Bears DC Vic Fangio for their head coaching vacancies. Fangio is expected to garner interest from other teams as well, given that he’s been one of the top defensive..." December 31

  • Adam Gase Reportedly Fired by Dolphins After 3 Seasons as Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "Adam Gase's tenure as head coach of the Miami Dolphins has reportedly come to an end after three seasons.  Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross announced the 40-year-old's firing after a disappointing 7-9 record in..." December 31