Whenever an NFL coach gets fired, it’s always fun to sit around and wait for the follow-up stories that shed some light on just how bad things were before the firing. The Dolphins fired head coach Joe Philbin this morning, and the National Football Post’s Aaron Wilson has provided us with such a report.
Well, that all went to shit in a hurry. After three embarrassing losses to the Jaguars, Bills, and Jets, the Miami Dolphins have fired head coach Joe Philbin.
The Miami Dolphins are in South Carolina hanging out and doing some team bonding before they play Carolina tonight. A good way to get everyone on good terms before the season is to cancel practice and take the team to a movie instead. Another, apparently, is to put on a coaches talent show and, uh, rap for the team.
Even juicier than Black Monday in the NFL is the semi-regular "here's how truly screwed up this franchise was" post-mortem feature in a local paper. Yesterday, Armando Salguero in the Miami Herald gave us a peek into the power struggle that forced out Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland, and it's a ugly.
Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland and coach Joe Philbin could be the fall guys for the situation involving Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin, regardless of the team's performance for the rest of the season.
It's all falling apart for Chad Johnson. On Saturday, an arrest on domestic violence charges after allegedly headbutting his wife. On Sunday, he was cut from the Dolphins, possibly the last NFL team that was going to give him a chance. But undrafted rookie or 11-year veteran, the end always comes the same way: a…
A rescue team in Oshkosh, Wis., is searching the icy waters of the Fox River for a person reported to have fallen in, while police are looking for a missing man they have identified as Michael T. Philbin. According to local reports, Philbin is the 21-year-old son of Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin.