There was a little bit of Joe at the annual NFL meetings in Orlando Tuesday morning, but it wasn’t coffee. Instead, Miami Dolphins head Coach Joe Philbin met with reporters and tried again to move past the bullying scandal that defined the team last season.
At this point fans might think the Miami Dolphins have had enough of Jonathan Martin, but that’s not the case according to CBSSports.com’s Jason LaCanfora.
An intense Joe Philbin met the media in Indianapolis gathered for the annual Scouting Combine and finally addressed the aftermath of the Ted Wells report that showed his players were harassing each other and other staffers.
While Miami Dolphins players and at least one coach were highly criticized in the Ted Wells report on the harassment by teammates, one person who escaped much blame from Wells was head coach Joe Philbin. But that doesn’t mean Philbin has escaped the tarnish of the scandal.
After a weekend to digest the entire Ted Wells report, the Miami Dolphins and the National Football League are the next two entities expected to make decisions about several of the people named in the report.
Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin broke his silence about the alleged harassment he received from teammates, but there’s also an unresolved issue based on the story he told to former NFL coach Tony Dungy, now an analyst for NBC.
The Miami Dolphins’ search for a new general manager may be getting closer to a conclusion, but a one time top candidate for the job has opted out of the running.
The Miami Dolphins appear close to hiring a general manager to replace Jeff Ireland, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero.
The Miami Dolphins have yet to make a hire for either an offensive coordinator or a general manager, but finding a quality offensive coordinator may be the toughest challenge facing the Fins in the offseason.
After public pressure was reaching a crescendo, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross sought to clarify exactly what the job of a new general manager would entail.