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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 1/25/12

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Here are the Miami Dolphins news stories from around the web you may have missed over the last 24 hours:

Dolphins Coaching Staff:

Joe Philbin knows Packers staff is "off limits" – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Joe Philbin is a proud member of the Green Bay Packers family, and Mike McCarthy’s coaching tree, and if the Miami Dolphins’ new head coach would like to stay in the family, and on the tree, don’t expect him to take from that organization.

Miami Dolphins to interview Cincinnati Bengals assistant Kevin Coyle for defensive coordinator job - South Florida
Cincinnati Bengals secondary coach Kevin Coyle is perceived as the front runner to become the Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator.

Hearing that it will be a major upset if Kevin Coyle doesn't get Dolphins DC job, and he'd likely bring JAX LB coach Mark Duffner with him Ben Volin

Miami Dolphins executive Brian Gaine to interview with St. Louis Rams about GM job - South Florida
Miami Dolphins executive Brian Gaine will interview next week with theSt. Louis Rams about their general manager job.

Dolphins interim coach Todd Bowles wont be retained – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Miami Dolphins interim coach Todd Bowles won’t be part of Joe Philbin’s coaching staff.

Dolphins Head Coach:

The Miami Dolphins' hiring of Longmeadow's Joe Philbin was for reasons beyond Matt Flynn |
The link between player and coach is natural, but should not be overstated.

Dolphins 2012 Season:

Miami Dolphins don't plan to blow up roster but might switch to a 4-3 defensive scheme
The Dolphins might not revamp the roster this off-season, but General Manager Jeff Ireland said Tuesday that the team will have a much different look in 2012.

Dolphins Quarterbacks:

Mark Duper: Getting Peyton Manning not right move for Dolphins - South Florida
Former Miami Dolphins receiver Mark Duper has nothing against Peyton Manning. news: Ireland wants QB that can 'put his team on his shoulders'
Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland reinforced the idea that the team wants an upgrade at the quarterback position, discussing what he would look for in a "franchise quarterback."

Dolphins Offensive Line:

Miami Dolphins offensive line must be rebuilt AGAIN – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland understands the right side of his team’s offensive line needs to be rebuilt…AGAIN.

Dolphins Defensive Line:

Soliai Named To AFC Pro Bowl Team
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Paul Soliai was named to the AFC Pro Bowl roster today. The selection is the first for Soliai in his career as he replaces Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata.

Jeff Ireland:

Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland wants to make a ‘much bolder statement in South Florida’ | The Daily Dolphin
Jeff Ireland believes that his Dolphins team has the potential to be good. But "good" doesn’t cut it in South Florida, and Ireland knows it.

Senior Bowl Day 2: Ireland Flying Virtually Solo
Two different fronts in the team building process are simultaneously active for the Miami Dolphins, and General Manager Jeff Ireland definitely wore his game face on the Senior Bowl front.

Jeff Ireland speaks from Senior Bowl
Jeff Ireland just spoke to the media in Mobile, Alabama, site of the Senior Bowl, and explained in detail the Dolphins' offseason plans.

2012 Senior Bowl:

How much does height matter as an NFL QB? – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
The North team’s practice at the Senior Bowl was nearly empty on Monday, and for good reason. The team coached by the Minnesota Vikings came up short in regards to quarterbacks, figurative and literally.

Miami Dolphins Tipsheet: News and notes from Day 1 at the Senior Bowl | The Daily Dolphin
Dolphins news and notes from the first day at the Senior Bowl.

Senior Bowl Tuesday practice report - Tony Pauline - draft expert Tony Pauline is live in Mobile, Ala., where some of the draft's brightest talent are taking part in Senior Bowl week, the annual prospect showcase. He'll be providing live analysis from practice each day throughout the week. news: Coples stands out in first day of padded Senior Bowl practices
Bucky Brooks lists the prospects who impressed in Tuesday's Senior Bowl practice, including a spectacular showing for UNC's Quinton Coples and a small-school wideout with plenty of upside.

Not surprising: Dolphins have interviewed UNC DE Quinton Coples. Potential top-10 pick would fit in well if they switch to 4-3 D. Ben Volin

Former Dolphins:

Miami Dolphins: Former Dolphins receiver Mark Duper recently had a cancerous tumor removed from his kidney. - South Florida
Former Miami Dolphins receiver Mark Duper recently underwent surgery to remove tumor from kidney.

Jan. 24 declared Jason Taylor Day | Sports - Home
The Miami-Dade County Commission honored recently retired Miami Dolphins player Jason Taylor on Tuesday.

News Around the AFC East:

DeGuglielmo leaves Dolphins to rejoin Sparano with Jets - South Florida
Dave DeGuglielmo has been named the Jets' new offensive line coach, the team announced Tuesday.

Belichick on Gronkowski's ankle injury: 'We'll see how it goes' - Extra Points -
Patriots coach Bill Belichick wasn't quite ready to evaluate the status or availiablity of tight end Rob Gronkowski.