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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including the Dolphins have started their coaching search. On Monday, the Dolphins interviewed former Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith.

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DOLPHINS HEAD COACH SEARCH:

Bill Belichick’s primer on how long it takes a new coach to build a foundation for winning | Dave's Digital Domain
Don't know who the Miami Dolphins are going to roll out as their new head coach, but it will happen soon and fans will expect a lot from him. Well, maybe the best way to say that is fans will expect a lot more than they're getting now.

Dolphins Interview Mike Smith For Head Coach
Former Falcons coach won NFL Coach of the Year honors from The Sporting News in 2008, 2010 and 2012.

Dolphins Coaching Search To Begin In Earnest
Candidates will come with a variety backgrounds and the search would be done through a collaborative effort.

Dolphins request permission to speak to Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia - New England Patriots Blog- ESPN
With head-coaching vacancies around the league, the Patriots understand that teams will ask about their assistants.

Mike Smith first candidate interviewing with the Miami Dolphins | Miami Dolphins In Depth
I promised surprises. Here's a surprise. The Miami Dolphins are in talks with their first head coach search candidate as we speak, one day after concluding their season. The team is today meeting with former Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike...

Buffalo Bills' Anthony Lynn to interview Wednesday with Miami Dolphins - NFL Nation- ESPN
Anthony Lynn is among three AFC East coaches, along with Patriots OC Josh McDaniels and DC Matt Patricia, the Dolphins have requested to interview.

Mike Shanahan to interview for Dolphins coaching job | FOX Sports
Mike Shanahan to interview for Dolphins coaching job

Sources: Dan Campbell to interview of Dolphins' job next week | FOX Sports
Sources: Dan Campbell to interview of Dolphins' job next week

Dolphins to interview Austin, Campbell this week - NFL.com
The Dolphins will sit down with interim coach Dan Campbell for a formal interview on Friday, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, while Lions DC Teryl Austin will meet with Miami on Tuesday.

Miami Dolphins: Campbell did well but Ross needs a surer bet | www.mypalmbeachpost.com
Stephen Ross says he loves Dan Campbell, which is just peachy because the Miami Dolphins love their interim head coach, too, and showed it by chanting his name in the postgame locker room Sunday with the team owner standing right in front of them.

Miami Dolphins have interviews lined up with Teryl Austin, Adam Gase | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins have interviews lined up with two of the league's top coordinators this week. Chicago Bears offensive coordinator will interview with the Dolphins on Thursday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

DOLPHINS FRONT OFFICE:

PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Name Chris Grier General Manager
Grier recently finished his 16th season with the Dolphins and ninth as the team's Director of College Scouting.

Grier Was Destined To Be A General Manager
The long-time Dolphins executive had interviewed for the same position with the New York Jets last offseason.

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Greg Cote: With the right coach, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is the solution | Miami Herald
Ryan Tannehill needs to be better in certain areas, yes, but he still can be the long-term answer for this franchise even after his first four seasons have ended a combined 29-35 and 0 for 4 on making the playoffs.

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller looking for best fit in free agency - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Lamar Miller is open to staying in Miami but plans to look at all his options in free agency.

Dolphins running back Lamar Miller, others unsure about future | The Daily Dolphin
There are several key Dolphins players -- including running back Lamar Miller, defensive end Olivier Vernon and Rishard Matthews -- who are heading to free agency. And there are others -- including tight end Jordan Cameron and cornerback Brice McCain -- whose future with the team is in doubt.

DOLPHINS 2015 SEASON:

NOTEBOOK: Cleanout Day Brings Mixed Emotions; Other Notes
Players feel disappointment with the season but plan on working to do better moving forward.

Congemi's Takeaways: Dolphins Vs. Patriots
Here are several of my key observations from yesterday's Dolphins-Patriots game.

AC In The AM: Impressive Performance From So Many
The win over the Patriots was about Ryan Tannehill standing taller than he has all season, about DeVante Parker truly showing his first-round skills, about a defense that harassed Tom Brady.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 01/04/2016 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include the Dolphins defeated the New England Patriots, Chris Grier set to become new GM, and questions facing the Dolphins this offseason.

Dolphins contact Lions for permission to interview Teryl Austin - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are starting their coaching search and are reaching out to get permission to interview candidates.

Dolphins set to interview Mike Shanahan on Tuesday; 2nd interview with Super Bowl winning coach - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins met with Mike Shanahan last month and are preparing for a second meeting.

Dolphins coaching search updates: Dan Campbell to interview on Friday - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are looking to fill their upcoming schedule with interviews of potential head coaches. The interim head coach will have his chance to sit down with the team on Friday.

Dolphins head coaching search poll: Would you hire Mike Shanahan? - The Phinsider
Two-time Super Bowl champion coach Mike Shanahan is scheduled to meet with the Miami Dolphins for the second time. Would you want to see the Dolphins make that move?

Dolphins coaching search rumors: Miami looking at AFC East candidates McDaniels, Patricia, Lynn - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins' coaching search net is now reaching into the AFC East with three possible candidates from within the division.

Dolphins introduce Chris Grier as new General Manager - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have announced Chris Grier is officially the team's new general manager.

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Dolphins looking to solidify secondary early in draft - The Phinsider
The NFL regular season is over and the order for the first 20 picks of the Draft is locked. Where could Miami be looking this spring? SB Nation's Dan Kadar updates his mock draft.

Dolphins coaching search begins first interview: Mike Smith - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have kicked off their first interview with a potential head coach, according to a report.

Mike Shanahan will interview with the Miami Dolphins but is he the right person for the job? - The Phinsider
Everyone knows who Mike Shanahan is but do they really know what he is truly about? Between his desire for control of personnel and his feuds with numerous players, is he really the right person for the job with the Miami Dolphins?