Seahawks at Dolphins Connections

Otto Greule Jr

In today's NFL, there is constant movement of players, coaches, and executives between teams. That movement means, every time two teams face off, there are always connections between the teams. With the Miami Dolphins hosting the Seattle Seahawks this afternoon, here are the connections between those two teams.

The Miami Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks will face off this afternoon in NFL Week 12 action. Before we get to the game, here's a look at all the player, coach, and executive connections between the two teams.

Hometown Connections

  • Bruce Irvin, Defensive End, Seahawks, and Reshad Jones, Safety, Dolphins are both from Atlanta, Georgia
  • Josh Kaddu, Linebacker, Dolphins, attended college at the University of Oregon from 2008-2011
  • Marshawn Lynch, Running Back, Seahawks, and Davone Bess, Wide Receiver, Dolphins are both from Oakland, California
  • Jeron Mastrud, Tight End, Dolphins, is from Beaverton, Oregon
  • Matt Moore, Quarterback, Dolphins, attended college at Oregon State University from 2005-2006
  • Russell Okung, Tackle, Seahawks, and Derrick Shelby, Defensive End, Dolphins are both from Houston, Texas
  • Pat Ruel, Assistant Offensive Line Coach, Seahawks, played football at the University of Miami from 1971 to 1972 before becoming a coach for the Hurricanes from 1973-1976
  • Jimmy Wilson, Safety, Dolphins, Reggie Bush, Running Back, Dolphins, Will Yeatman, Tackle, and Dolphins, Paul McQuistan, Tackle, Seahawks, are all from San Diego, California

Former Teams

  • Kippy Brown, Wide Receivers Coach, Seahawks, served as the Dolphins' running backs coach from 1996-1999
  • Darren Krein, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Dolphins, has served as a coach with the Seahawks on two different occassions, from 1997-1998 and 2001-2009
  • Mike Sherman, Offensive Coordinator, Dolphins, was the offensive coordinator and tight ends coach for the Seahawks in 1999

Pro Teammates

  • Karlos Dansby, Linebacker, Dolphins and Alan Branch, Defensive Tackle, Seahawks were teammates with the Arizona Cardinals from 2007-2009
  • Matt Flynn, Quarterback, Seahawks, and Joe Philbin, Head Coach, Dolphins, were together with the Green Bay Packers from 2008-2011
  • Breno Giacomini, Guard, Seahawks, and Joe Philbin, Head Coach, Dolphins, were together with the Green Bay Packers from 2008-009
  • Richie Incognito, Guard, Dolphins, and Marshawn Lynch, Running Back, Seahawks, were teammates with the Buffalo Bills in 2009
  • Matt Moore, Quarterback, Dolphins, Richard Marshall, Cornerback, Dolphins, and Frank Omiyale, Tackle, Seahawks were all teammates with the Carolina Panthers from 2007-2008
  • Chris Mosley, Assistant Offensive Line Coach, Dolphins and Todd Wash, Defensive Line Coach, Seahawks, were together with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2009-2010
  • John Schneider, General Manager, Seahawks, Darrell Bevell, Offensive Coordinator, Seahawks, Joe Philbin, Head Coach, Dolphins, and Mike Sherman, Offensive Coordinator, Dolphins, were all together with the Green Bay Packers, where Schneider was in the Player Personnel Department, Bevell was an assistant coach, Philbin was an assistant coach working up to offensive coordinator, and Sherman was the head coach
  • Jason Trusnik, Linebacker, Dolphins, and Evan Moore, Tight End, Seahawks, were teammates with the Cleveland Browns from 2009-2010

College Teammates

  • Reggie Bush, Running Back, Dolphins, and Pete Carroll, Head Coach, Seahawks, were teammates at the University of Southern California from 2003-2005
  • Karlos Dansby, Linebacker, Dolphins and Ben Obomanu, Wide Receiver, Seahawks were teammates at Auburn from 2002-2003
  • Jake Long, Tackle, Dolphins, and Alan Branch, Defensive Tackle, Seahawks were teamamtes at the University of Michigan in 2004-2006; Braylon Edwards, Wide Receiver, Seahawks, was there in 2004
  • Jonathan Martin, Tackle, Dolphins, Doug Baldwin, Wide Receiver, Seahawks, and Richard Sherman, Cornerback, Dolphins were teammates at Stanford from 2008-2010
  • Byron Maxwell, Cornerback, Seahawks, and Chris Clemons, Safety, Dolphins were teammates at Clemson from 2007-2008
  • Mike Pouncey, Center, Dolphins, and Jaye Howard, Defensive Tackle, Seahawks, were teammates at the University of Florida from 2008-2010
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