DAVIE (CBS4) – The Miami Dolphins have interviewed several potential replacements for former offensive coordinator Dan Henning. But, the latest interviewee has also held the position of head coach in the NFL.
According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress will interview for the Dolphins offensive coordinator job on Saturday.
Childress was previously an offensive coordinator with the Philadelphia Eagles before become the Vikings head coach in 2006.
The Star-Tribune reported that if Childress were to be hired, any money he earns from the Dolphins would be deducted from the $3 million a year salary he’s owed by the Vikings for the next 2 years.
If Childress doesn’t land with the Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said he’s welcome back on his coaching staff at any time, according to the Star-Tribune report.
Childress was the offensive coordinator for the Eagles from 1999-2005. His teams made three consecutive trips to the NFC Championship game and the Super Bowl in 2004.