Archive for the ‘Miami Dolphins’ Category

Dolphins hiring Alabama staffer Brendan Farrell as special teams assistant

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

The Miami Dolphins are adding an Alabama assistant coach to their coaching staff. The Dolphins are hiring Brendan Farrell as a special teams assistant. Farrell had been a special teams quality control coach at Alabama.

Foxboro South? Dolphins add another ex-Patriots assistant to staff

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Foxboro South? Dolphins add another ex-Patriots assistant to staff originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com How do you end the New England Patriots' 10-year reign in the AFC East? Hire every single person who's worked in the organization, of course.

Dolphins’ front office changes continue, as team hires Reggie McKenzie

Monday, February 18th, 2019

The Miami Dolphins' renovations aren't confined to the coaching staff. The changes within the team's front office continued over the weekend, with Miami hiring Reggie McKenzie as a senior personnel executive. From fired to hired The 56-year-old McKenzie was fired by the Oakland Raiders in December, after nearly seven years as general manager.

McKenzie hired by Dolphins as senior personnel executive

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

Former NFL executive of the year Reggie McKenzie has been hired by the Miami Dolphins as a senior personnel executive under general manager Chris Grier. The move was the latest change in football operations for the Dolphins following a 7-9 season. Grier was given more authority last month, and Brian Flores was hired as coach to replace the fired Adam Gase.

Report: Former Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie joins Dolphins

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Report: Former Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie joins Dolphins originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Former Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie didn't take long finding a new gig. The Silver and Black fired him the evening of Dec. 9, following a victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. McKenzie didn't mesh well enough with new head coach/football chief Jon Gruden to stick around and chose to bow out before the season's end despite an offer to finish the year.

Saints hire Rizzi as special teams coordinator

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The New Orleans Saints have hired Darren Rizzi as special teams coordinator, head coach Sean Payton announced Monday. Rizzi, 48, has 26 years of college and NFL coaching experience, most recently with the Miami Dolphins from 2009-18. He spent his final two years with the Dolphins as associate head coach/special teams coordinator.

Behind the scenes of the Patriots’ Super Bowl win

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Behind the scenes of the Patriots' Super Bowl win originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com It has now been nearly one week since the Patriots won their sixth Super Bowl championship. Since then, Julian Edelman and Tom Brady went to Disney World, the city of Boston went crazy during the Super Bowl parade, and defensive coordinator Brian Flores was named head coach of the Miami Dolphins. It's been quite a week.

NFL notebook: Dolphins add ex-Colts, Lions coach Caldwell

Friday, February 8th, 2019

New Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores has filled out much of his coaching staff, which includes former NFL head coach Jim Caldwell. Flores announced his staff hires on Friday, and Caldwell will serve as assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach. Caldwell had a 62-50 record as a head coach with Indianapolis (2009-11) and Detroit (2014-17).

Dolphins announce Brian Flores’ staff, which includes Jim Caldwell and several with Patriots ties

Friday, February 8th, 2019

The Miami Dolphins announced new head coach Brian Flores' full staff on Friday, and not surprisingly it includes a lot of current and former New England Patriots coaches, men Flores is familiar with from his decade-plus with the Patriots. It also includes, as previously reported, Jim Caldwell, and three holdovers from last season's Dolphins' coaching staff. Caldwell is assistant head coach, sounding board Caldwell, who interviewed for some head coaching vacancies this cycle, is assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach.

Long snapper, long time: Dolphins’ Denney eyes 15th season

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Long snapper John Denney has re-signed for a 15th season with the Miami Dolphins. The 40-year-old Denney's streak of 224 consecutive games is the longest in team history and the longest active streak in the NFL. He's the longest-tenured active Dolphins player and has played in every game since the start of his rookie season in 2005.