The Miami Dolphins travel to Kansas City this Sunday to take on the Chiefs. In preparation of the game, here are the connections between the two teams.
Joel Collier (Assistant GM, Kansas City) served as an assistant coach with the Dolphins from 1994-2004.
Travis Daniels (Cornerback, Kansas City) played with the Dolphins from 2005-2007.
Brian Gaine (Director of Player Personnel, Miami) spent the 1998 offseason as a tight end with the Chiefs
Steve Hoffman (Special Team Coach, Kansas City) was the assistant special teams coach with Miami from 2007-2008.
Jeff Ireland (General Manager, Miami) was a Kansas City area scout from 1997-2000.
Mike Murphy (Regional Scout, Miami) worked in the Chiefs' scouting department from 1996-1999.
Bernie Parmalee (Tight ends Coach, Kansas City) played with the Dolphins from 1992-1998 and was a coach with the team from 2002-2004.
Brian Daboll (Offensive Coordinator, Miami) and Scott Pioli (General Manager, Kansas City) were together with the New England Patriots from 2000-2006.
Jeff Ireland (General Manager, Miami) is the stepson of former Chiefs linebacker/center E.J. Holub, a member of the Chiefs Hall of Fame.
Allen Bailey (Defensive lineman, Kansas City) attended the University of Miami.
Dwayne Bowe (Wide Receiver, Kansas City) is a native of Miami, Florida.
Travis Daniels (Cornerback, Kansas City) is from Hollywood, Florida.
Adam Engroff (Regional Scout, Miami) is from Topeka, Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University.
Brandon Flowers (Cornerback. Kansas City) is a native of Delray Beach, Florida.
Jeron Mastrud (Tight End, Miami) played at Kansas State University from 2006-2009.
Troy Maurer (Assistant Athletic Trainer, Miami) worked at Kansas State University from 1990-1992.
Mike Murphy (Regional Scout, Miami) graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.
Daniel Thomas (Running Back, Miami) attended Kansas State University from 2009-2010.
Mark Tilson (Senior Vice President of Sales and Ticket Operations, Miami) worked as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Kansas City Royals from 2007-2009.