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Dorell, Bowles Two Names That Could Take Over for Sparano

Tony Sparano remains head coach of the Dolphins, but that hasn’t stopped widespread speculation about possible interim coaches should owner Stephen Ross make an in-season change. The obvious name is defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, who has several years of head coaching experience with the San Francisco 49ers. Two other current Dolphins coaches to consider, via […]

Tony Sparano to officials during Broncos collapse: “Now I’m getting fired”

Even before the Dolphins blew a 15-point lead over the Broncos with three minutes remaining, bewildered Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano acknowledged how unsure his hold on his job is. Before Broncos kicker Matt Prater could kick the extra point following Demaryius Thomas’ five-yard touchdown reception, Sparano had to burn a timeout to get the […]

Dolphins owner cherishes Eric Mangini’s wisdom

Numerous sources are informing Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross chats with former Browns and Jets coach Eric Mangini on a consistent basis to get his insight on the Dolphins. Apparently, Mangini tells Ross his thoughts concerning multiple areas, including coaching. This is intriguing when you consider Mangini isn’t around […]

Tony Sparano’s Job Likely Safe Despite 0-5 Start

Reports say that despite another loss, the job of Dolphins coach Tony Sparano is safe, and he is unlikely to be replaced this week. Monday night’s loss to the Jets was especially harmful to Sparano’s tenure. His team lost in horrible fashion after a bye week, and against a team that had lost three in […]

Report: Dolphins next head coach – Jon Gruden, “if he wants it”

The winless Dolphins entered the bye week knowing it’s only a matter of time before their coach Tony Sparano gets fired. Dan Pompei of the National Football Post writes that if Sparano is canned, the job is ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden’s “if he wants it“. “People close to the situation believe the […]

Sparano Not Panicking About Dolphins 0-4 Start

Dolphins coach Tony Sparano’s team is 0-4 and he says he is not panicking according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Sparano said Wednesday, “As a head coach I’ve been in this situation a few times, not necessarily only as a head coach. I was 0-5 with Marty Schottenheimer in Washington. That’s a hard place to […]

Sparano’s Job Safe For Now Says South Florida Sun Sentinel

Despite the Dolphins’ 0-4 start, coach Tony Sparano is safe, not only to make it through the upcoming bye week, but will also lead the team into its next game on Oct. 17 against the Jets, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel. The newspaper, citing a high-ranking NFL source, would not speculate about Sparano’s […]

How Long will Sparano Last as the Dolphins Head Coach?

The Audibles we’re hearing from NFL executives don’t bode well for Tony Sparano, who may soon be out of a job as the Dolphins head coach.