The Dolphins fired Joe Philbin yesterday—by phone, it turns out—and we got the usual post-firing report on how dysfunctional things had gotten under his tenure. But another report today says Miami players won’t be content with just a new head coach—they want both coordinators out too.
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.
The campaign to see no-hope NFL franchises tank the season to better position themselves to draft Stanford's Andrew Luck is not just for fans anymore. The owners of teams that still have more than half of their seasons to finish are getting in on the act, too. Last week, owner Jim Irsay dropped a not-so-subtle hint…