MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – The Miami Dolphins may be trying to follow the formula set up by the Baltimore Ravens in its current head coaching search.
According to the Chicago Tribune, the Dolphins have asked the Chicago Bears for permission to speak to special teams coordinator Dave Toub about the Fins’ vacant head coaching position.READ MORE: 'Ride Of Silence' To Raise Awareness For Cyclists Safety On The Road
The Bears allowed Toub’s contract to expire at the end of the season, but the Bears still have exclusive negotiating rights for 15 days, which is why the Fins asked for permission to speak to Toub, according to profootballtalk.com.READ MORE: Deadly Hit & Run Near Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Toub’s special teams’ unit has been the best in the NFL twice and finished last season in fourth. Of course much of his success with the Bears can also be tied to having Devin Hester returning kickoffs and punts.MORE NEWS: Jimmy Butler Scores 41, Heat Take Game 1 From Celtics 118-107
Toub could also theoretically be a special teams coordinator candidate, according to the Tribune, because he is no longer under contract. Toub’s name has also been linked to the Jacksonville Jaguars and the St. Louis Rams.