The Miami Dolphins scored a total of seven points over the two most crucial games of the season last year and now, the axe has swung on the coaching staff.
As the Miami Dolphins completed an epic late-season collapse against the New York Jets last Sunday, owner Stephen Ross became so upset he turned away from the game because he could no longer watch. Ross has reportedly been meeting with his top advisers since then and a decision on the fate of several members of the staff and a decision on any staff changes could come as early as Thursday.
If the Miami Dolphins decide to make a change with the team’s offensive coordinator, a potential home-run hire just became available with ties to South Florida.
The Miami Dolphins players are cleaning out their lockers and the staff is beginning to dissect just where the season went so wrong after a season-ending thumping at the hands of the hated New York Jets.
What looked like a promising season for second-year Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill ended with a two-game nightmare. But the team’s problems and fifth straight season without a playoff berth is not all his fault.
If the 2013 Miami Dolphins could be summed up in just a few words it would likely be, consistently inconsistent.
Even in the Dan Marino era, when running backs were mostly decoys, the Miami Dolphins relied on their ground game more than this year’s team.
In the wake of the team’s harassment scandal, Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle came out in defense of Coach Joe Philbin and his management style.
Lost amidst the ugly story surrounding offensive lineman Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin is the team still has to prepare for Monday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers without two starting offensive linemen.
With a matchup against the AFC East leading New England Patriots (5-1) slated for Week 8, the Miami Dolphins (3-2) would be wise not to take the Buffalo Bills (2-4) lightly, even without the services of rookie sensation, E.J. Manuel under center.