The Dolphins need their subsequent head coach to be dedicated to Tua Tagovailoa at quarterback.
When the Miami entrance workplace begins the interview course of to search out the alternative for the fired Brian Flores, the “hope is to find a candidate who believes in [Tagovailoa] and can bring the best out of him,” according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
The Dolphins have already got requested interviews with seven coaches working within the playoffs: Rams assistant head coach Thomas Brown, Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll and defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph, 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel, Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
The Dolphins thought of dealing for Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson forward of the commerce deadline, however Tagovailoa loved a robust end to his second NFL marketing campaign with six wins in his closing seven begins. Now they plan to construct round Tagovailoa.
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Dolphins proprietor Stephen Ross stated earlier this week that the group now has “no plans” to acquire Watson, who didn’t play this season whereas beneath investigation for sexual misconduct.
After Flores was fired on Monday, a report within the South Florida Sun-Sentinel said that he engaged in a profanity-laced argument with Tagovailoa on the sidelines throughout a Week 16 loss to the Titans.
The former Heisman Trophy winner, 23, completed the common season with 2,653 passing yards, 16 touchdowns, 10 interceptions and a passer score of 90.1 over 13 video games.