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Miami Dolphins Make It Official: Press Release, Dan Marino Hired As Special Advisor

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As was reported last evening by various media outlets, Dan Marin has been hired to work for the Dolphins franchise in the capacity of a "Special Advisor".

Streeter Lecka

As Kevin reported here and was also reported elsewhere around the internet last evening, the Miami Dolphins have hired former Dolphins Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino to be a special advisor. He is expected to report the Dolphins owner, Steven Ross and others within the organization. At this point his exact duties have not been outlined by him, Ross or the team. The release only stated that "Marino will work with the organization in a variety of different capacities.".

Ross stated per the release-

Dan is and will always be an important part of the Miami Dolphins and we are excited to get him involved in a more formal way," Ross said. "Dan is unquestionably one of the greatest players in NFL history and his enthusiasm and passion for the Dolphins is inspiring to everyone here.

In response to the hiring Marino was quoted as saying-

I'm grateful for the opportunity to serve in this role. I have always considered myself a Dolphin for life and I look forward to supporting the organization anyway I can," Marino added. "Stephen Ross is a passionate guy who is committed to building a first-class, winning organization. I'm excited about the future of the team and where the organization is headed.

You can read the press release in it's entirety HERE.