Owner Stephen Ross
The Miami Dolphins formally introduced the team’s new general manager Dennis Hickey to the media Tuesday and owner Stephen Ross made it clear multiple times that Hickey was chosen in large part due to his ability to work with the current staff.
The Miami Dolphins were once the model franchise in the National Football League with stability in ownership, the front office, the coaching staff, and even at many positions on the field.
With Senior Bowl practices underway and teams beginning to identify players for the NFL Draft and free agency, the Miami Dolphins continue to operate without any direction and without a general manager or recognizable power structure.
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.
The mess that is the Miami Dolphins organization continued to deteriorate Monday, despite owner Stephen Ross speaking for the first time on the matter and announcing a new committee to look at the state of the team.
As part of a joint effort between CBS4 and the Miami Dolphins, a total of $45,000 has been raised for the South Florida Region American Red Cross for Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.
Multiple reports, including ones from SI.com and profootballtalk.com, said Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants the team to draft Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. You can add ESPN’s Adam Schefter to the list reporting Ross’ wish.
Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano may be on the hottest seat in the NFL after his team lost again Sunday to bring the Fins record to 0-4 in 2011.