With the unofficially hiring of Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator, the Miami Dolphins might keep quiet on the news front for a while. We say unofficial because the Dolphins haven’t made the news official yet. With the last major piece of the coaching staff in place, the Dolphins can now start to plan and strategize how they will attack the 2011 offseason. As soon as news breaks, we’ll have it here at Phinnation.com and on Twitter @phinnation. Here’s a look at what’s going on today in Phin Nation:
Yesterday we received news that a crafty old veteran quarterback turned in his retirement papers. Hopefully he (Favre) stays retired this time! The Dolphins backup quarterback, Chad Pennington, he of the 3 shoulder surgeries, has decided he wants to try to play again. Many thought Pennington could be looking at a coaching position (QB coach?) for the Dolphins in 2011. But it seems that he is ready to get back on the football field as a player.
Congrats to Koa Misi and John Jerry as they have been named to the Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team. Special congratulations to Jake Long who was named the All-NFL Left Tackle. Great job gentlemen!
As soon as the news broke about Brian Daboll becoming the next OC of the Dolphins we had a similar reaction to many others. Who is Brian Daboll and what has he done to earn the OC position? As we learn more about him and the reasons for his hiring, we may change our minds. Greg Cote of the Herald writes a good article about why Daboll could give a lift to the offense that looked so terrible in 2010. In addition, Brian at PhinPhanatic.com has calmed down a bit and realizes the hire might not be as bad as it seems.
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